Monthly Archives: September 2011

Floods: are we really at risk and what can we do about it?

Are we seeing more floods, or are the media just reporting them more? How at risk is the UK from future floods? We’ve all seen in recent years the devastation that floods can cause, and it seems as though these … Continue reading

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New Rio+20 website live!

The website for our Rio+20 events is now live at http://www.ncl.ac.uk/rio20. Calling all Newcastle University students! This is your chance to make your opinions count and be heard on a global stage. We are offering students of Newcastle University a … Continue reading

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Registration open for Jack Jeffery Environment and Sustainability Lecture 2011

Registration is now open for this year’s Jack Jeffery Environment and Sustainability Lecture. This year’s lecture will be delivered on 8 November by Professor Tim Jackson of the University of Surrey, author of  Prosperity without Growth – economics for a … Continue reading

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About ‘The Student View’

Featuring guest blog postings from a number of students across Newcastle University, this page will keep you in touch with the latest developments in sustainability and give you an insight into what everyone is discussing. Keep watching this space for … Continue reading

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About the Discussion Forum

On this page, we will be featuring weekly guest blog posts from some of our leading academics and researchers, and inviting your comments. To subscribe to the blog, use the signup box on the right.

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Calling all Newcastle University students: have your voice heard on the global stage and win a trip to Rio!

Twenty years on from the first Earth Summit held in Rio, the Earth Summit 2012 will return to its place of origin. Participants in preparatory events held across the globe will discuss the topics to be debated during Rio+20 and, … Continue reading

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