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Video presentations from two Grantham Institute events

By Bridget Elliott on 27th November 2013
Found in: Research and Resources

Video presentations from two events recently held by the Grantham Institute have now been made available and can be viewed below.

'In the balance: Can we halve global emissions by 2050' was an evening lecture and discussion to launch an EFL and Grantham study on the technologies and costs of halving global CO2 emissions by 2050. The event was held 17th September 2013 and featured a welcome address by Sir Brian Hoskins, Director of the Grantham Institute for Climate Change at Imperial College London, as well as talks by: Dr Halldor Thorgeirsson, Director for Implementation Strategy, UNFCCC; Professor Nilay Shah, Department of Chemical Engineering at Imperial College London; and Lord Nicholas Stern, Director of the Grantham Research Institute at the London School  of Economics. Further information about the programme for this event is available here

'Climate change and global food security' was a Grantham Special Lecture held 16th October 2013 by Professor Martin Parry, Grantham Institute and Centre for Environmental Policy, Imperial College London. A summary of some of the issues covered in this lecture is available here.

Natural Capital and Agricultural Intensification: Can we have both?

By Bridget Elliott on 26th November 2013
Found in: Events
Date and Time: 
Thursday, November 28, 2013 - 19:30 to 21:00

University of East Anglia, Norwich

Sustainable Resources for Sustainable Cities Symposium

By Bridget Elliott on 29th October 2013
Found in: Events
Date and Time: 
Tuesday, November 5, 2013 - 10:00 to Wednesday, November 6, 2013 - 13:00

Online

Natural England has published a report which draws together the various tools and methods available for assessing the value of green infrastructure in terms of the ecosystem services and benefits provided and the financial costs and benefits gained. The report focuses on value transfer tools which can be used to estimate financial values for green infrastructure projects, such as parks, green walls, green roofs, rivers and canals.

Date and Time: 
Thursday, December 12, 2013 - 09:00 to Friday, December 13, 2013 - 17:00

The University of York, York

Date and Time: 
Thursday, November 14, 2013 - 12:00 to 15:30

Redmond Centre, London

Sustainable Pathways to Low Carbon Energy Supplier Event

By Bridget Elliott on 15th October 2013
Found in: Events
Date and Time: 
Friday, November 1, 2013 - 09:30 to 15:00

LSE Public Lecture- ‘Enough Is Enough’

By Bridget Elliott on 15th October 2013
Found in: Events
Date and Time: 
Monday, October 21, 2013 - 18:00 to 20:00

London School of Economics, London

UK Sustainability Network for Standardisation Annual Event

By Bridget Elliott on 1st October 2013
Found in: Events
Date and Time: 
Wednesday, October 30, 2013 - 10:00 to 14:00

Development House, London

‘Biodiversity offsetting: can it work in England?’

By Bridget Elliott on 1st October 2013
Found in: Events
Date and Time: 
Tuesday, October 22, 2013 - 18:00 to 20:00

The Royal Society, London

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