- Consultation on the UN Sustainable Development Goals August 14, 2015
- Report card: Climate change impacts on UK infrastructure August 12, 2015
- Sustem International Conference - July 2015 August 10, 2015
- Democratisation of water and sanitation governance July 24, 2015
- New flood action team launched to investigate flash flooding across the UK July 24, 2015
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First impressions: Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday Late on Monday evening I arrived in Brazil on my School of Civil Engineering and Geosciences (CEGs) sponsored trip to the Rio+20 conference on sustainable development. In the arrivals hall I was pleasantly surprised … Continue reading
Following all of the preparatory events we held in November, we held our main Rio+20 Symposium on 15-16 December. Those Newcastle University students who are competing for the prize to win the trip to attend the Earth Summit gave presentations … Continue reading
On Tuesday evening, 8 November, we were treated to a fantastic, informative and enjoyable Public Lecture by Professor Tim Jackson from the University of Surrey. Professor Jackson, for the few of you who may not know, is Professor of Sustainable … Continue reading
On Wednesday (9 November), we will be holding the first of our Rio+20-linked events, on the topic of South-South Cooperation. At this event, around 120 of our students and other young people from across the region will be debating a … Continue reading
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
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
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
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