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Podcast: Isak Stoddard Presents at Tyndall Centre for Climate Change Research; ‘From Sweden With Care’

This is an audio recording of the presentation given by Isak Stoddard at the Tyndall Centre for Climate Change Research in the University of Manchester. Isak is Project Coordinator in Climate Change Leadership, Educational Coordinator and Deputy Director of CEMUS at Uppsala University in Sweden. The presentation was called ‘From Sweden with care’ and it deals with education and societal change in troubled times. Read more

Educating For A Better Today: Climate Change In Context – ‘The Importance of Sustainability Education’ by Ewan Tennant

Why is sustainability education important? Let’s talk about the obvious first; preserving the future, reducing resource consumption in light of increasing population demands and catastrophic climate change. Climate change is arguably the single greatest challenge faced by humankind thus far. It is a complex and wicked problem that affects the whole world like few have before [1,2]. As such it needs a very new type of solution, a new form of societal education. Read more

Tight Budget ? No worries, we can make presents for any occasion out of recycled materials by Amelia Modrak

Did you have a nice Christmas? I really wish you did. And did Santa bring you lots of presents, or is he facing a little financial crisis just now? If your Santa could not bring you all the things that you wanted, I have great news for you: No problem! Because we can retire Santa and make our own presents. Read more

Sustainability and Education by Bob Cranwell

I should say, if you have an interest in this area of our development, that this is a wholly opinionated piece with few references, relying mainly on experience, observations and memory. Some of this turned out be entirely contrary to my own view at the time and thus I had some thinking to do. Hard thinking is something missing in modern life, sadly; but since we are actually talking about areas which require an entire shift from convention, this is only fair to point out. Read more

Podcast: Interview with Richard Smith, Sustainability Manager at BBC

This is an interview with Richard Smith, a sustainability manager at the BBC who’s job it is to work with everybody at the BBC to help collectively reduce the environmental impact of the BBC. And because the main thing which impacts the environment is energy use, that is directly related to climate change and that was why he was in Manchester Museum taking part in the Climate Control exhibitions and events. Read more