Thinking about sustainable futures has become increasingly important in our times.
How can peace and prosperity for people and planet be achieved, given rising populations, limited natural resources and a fragile environment? With the Sustainable Development Goals - set by the UN in 2015 for the year 2030 - providing a framework to guide national and global action, how are we doing five years on and in the lead up to the crucial COP26 Climate Summit? Drawing on new research and key thinking, join us throughout 2020 as we discuss how we can shape a better and more sustainable future for all.
6 Feb 2020
Environmental racism in the United States
Drawing on their recent research, Lucy Bond and Jessica Rapson will discuss how the tourist and heritage industry is complicit in the rise of environmental racism in the United States.
10 Mar 2020
Atmospheres of violence: conflict, gender and environmental rights
Join our panel as they discuss atmospheres of violence across Africa, Asia and Latin America, the relationship between economic demand, conflict, gender and environmental rights and the action policymakers urgently need to take to protect defenders.
19 Mar 2020
Vegan vs vegan
Spanning animal rights, sustainable lifestyles and the future of food, this debate asks two vegans to consider whether we can have our cow and eat her too.