Category Archives: Climate change

Mar 22 2016

Global Youth at COP21: Video Series

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 Can innovation outpace climate change? How can cities and business engage in climate action? Is the issue of climate change a crisis of power and inequality?  Is there a trade-off between climate action and economic growth? How has the influence of lobbies … Continue reading

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Mar 18 2016

COP21 & the Greening of Paris: Célia Blauel comes to LSE

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  “There were some days when I thought: wow, this is so great! There are people from all over the world, coming to Paris, to save the planet.  And then, there were days when I thought: but wait, if this … Continue reading

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Jan 13 2016

COP 21 sends low-carbon signal to businesses

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  Reporting back from the COP 21 UN climate summit in Paris, Fannie Delavelle found the international gathering to be a huge opportunity for organisations from across the globe to make new connections, seeking innovative solutions to shared challenges.  But … Continue reading

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Jan 11 2016

Three things I learnt at COP 21

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    Is it such a bad thing that the UN climate agreement isn’t legally binding?   And how does climate change affect gender equality, and migration?  Now the dust has started to settle on the COP 21 climate summit, Fannie … Continue reading

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Nov 9 2015

8 things I learnt at Energy Live 2015

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  The Energy Live 2015 conference line-up looked like a who’s who of movers and shakers in the energy world, starring MPs and policy makers, industry leaders, consumers, energy managers and more.  Jon Emmett went along to join the debate. … Continue reading

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Jun 25 2015

LED lighting and the Lindy Effect

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Are LEDs just an off-white flash in the pan?  Or are they the lighting solution of the future?  Rory Wilding – Commercial Director of Which LED Light, and passionate about behavioural economics – says the answer lies in a theory … Continue reading

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Nov 24 2014

From Crisis to Creation: building a sustainable financial system

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Nick Robins, Co-director of the UNEP Inquiry into the Design of a Sustainable Financial System, makes the case for a set of policy measures that he argues would make the global finance system more efficient, more environmentally and socially sustainable, … Continue reading

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Aug 13 2014

Reducing footprints and increasing brainprints: the role of UK universities in carbon reduction

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Tim Pryce, Head of Public Sector at the Carbon Trust, looks at the exciting opportunity for universities to lead the way to a prosperous low carbon economy and be a key part of the solution to climate change. Given the contents … Continue reading

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May 12 2014

LSE Green Week 2014

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Vyvyan Evans, LSE Sustainability Assistant, looks back over the thrills and spills of our Green Week 2014 (28th April – 2nd May).  From bikes to bees to bins, it had a little bit of something for everybody. 18 mended bikes, … Continue reading

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Mar 5 2014

Inspiring student innovation: can you take on the Mayor’s carbon challenge?

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The Mayor of London is running a competition to find a student who will become his Low Carbon Entrepreneur 2014.  Top prize is a £20,000 development fund to turn a student carbon-reduction idea into a viable business.  But are schemes … Continue reading

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