Past Events

Climate Mitigation: sustainable preferences and cumulative carbon

Speaker(s): Simon Buckle
10 Mar 2011 at University of Leeds

Part of the Climate Change and Environment Seminar Series, Lent term 2011 (LSE). Hosted jointly by the Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment, CCCEP, and the Department of Geography and Environment at LSE.

Practices and energy use in fuel poor social housing in the UK: reflections on a pilot study

Speaker(s): Lucie Middlemiss
1 Mar 2011 at University of Leeds

Fuel poverty, where a household spends more than 10 per cent of its income on energy bills, affects around 4 to 5 million households in the UK. With the rising cost of energy it is crucial to understand the energy practices and concerns of the fuel poor, so that appropriate responses can be designed for […]

Netimpact lecture: Business Perspectives on the Transition to a Low-Carbon Economy

Speaker(s): Andy Gouldson
28 Feb 2011 at University of Leeds

Co-organised by Netimpact and the Centre for Climate Change Economics and Policy (CCCEP) at the University of Leeds Professor Andy Gouldson, Director of CCCEP and based at the University of Leeds, presented research findings on pathways to low-carbon business. Andrew Hartley, Operations Director for CO2Sense Yorkshire, followed with a practitioner commentary on the key drivers and barriers and […]

Workshop: UK Green Economy Roadmap

28 Feb 2011 at University of Leeds

The Centre for Climate Change Economics and Policy (CCCEP) in Leeds held a workshop on the UK green economy roadmap. The workshop included an exploration of trade, consumption and carbon flows, innovation-friendly policy, the low-carbon skills agenda, and creating investment certainty. Additional contributers included government departments (Department of Energy and Climate Change [DECC], the Department of […]

Panel discussion: ‘After Cancun: The prospects for international climate diplomacy’

Speaker(s): Robert Falkner
25 Feb 2011 at London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE)

Panellists: Peter Betts, Director of International Climate Strategy, UK Department of Energy and Climate Change – DECC Michael Jacobs, Visiting Professor at Grantham Research Institute and Special Adviser to Gordon Brown from 2004 to 2010 Sebastian Oberthuer, Academic Director at the Institute for European Studies, Vrije Universiteit Brussels, and member of the Compliance Committee of the Kyoto Protocol

‘The Prisoners’ Dilemma, Tragedy of the Commons, Nash Equilibrium, Cows, and Climate Change’

Speaker(s): Rodrigo Lozano
1 Feb 2011 at University of Leeds

Part of the CCCEP Seminar Series at Leeds Conventional individualistic behaviours with their quest for profit maximisation and wealth accumulation have created economic, environmental and social imbalances in today’s world. These imbalances threaten to become worse in the coming years, decades and centuries. Calls and efforts towards sustainable development (SD) seek to establish a dynamic […]

Developing Policy Regimes for Combating Climate Change

25 Jan 2011 at Wellcome Collection Conference Centre, Londo

A CAGE/CCCEP workshop. The focus was on the ongoing global climate change negotiations under the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change, following on from the December 2009 meeting in Copenhagen, policy initiatives towards a low-carbon economy, both nationally and internationally, and the situation after the December 2010 Cancun UNFCCC meeting. More information Competitive Advantage in […]

Climate Change, Justice, and Future Generations

Speaker(s): Joerg Tremmel
18 Jan 2011 at London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE)

Abstract Part of the 2011 Lent Term seminar series Next to the expanding bookshelves in the natural sciences and in political science, there is a growing library written by the new breed of ‘climate ethicists’ (Broome, Caney, Jamieson, Gardiner, Gosseries, Meyer, Ott, Page, Shue, Singer, Sunstein, Vanderheiden, to mention only a few) on the ethics […]

Transition Pathways for a Low-Carbon Electricity System in the UK

Speaker(s): Tim Foxon
7 Dec 2010 at School of Earth and Environment, University of Leeds

Part of CCCEP Seminar Series (Leeds) This talk presented initial results on the development and analysis of transition pathways for a low carbon electricity system in the UK, being pursued in a large interdisciplinary research project that brings together engineers and social scientists. This talk presented initial results on the development and analysis of transition […]