Global Environment & Society Academy

2013 news

2013 news

Dr Dave Reay: 'Ash dieback and British Carbon Stocks'

A new study from the School of Geosciences has reported that Ash dieback could destroy enough trees to fill Wembley Stadium sixteen times over, and cause a 5 million tonne disturbance to the British vegetation carbon pool.

Senior lecturer gives paper on fracking

Dr. Elizabeth Bomberg has presented a paper on the controversial topic of fracking at Cardiff University.

Masters Scholarships at the University

There are 20 full-time and part-time places available on a variety of postgraduate programmes offered by the Moray School of Education.

IDEAL home energy advice project underway

A University-led initiative to reduce the energy consumption of domestic households has been launched.

Learning Energy Systems Project

The University is leading a project to actively reduce energy use in school buildings.

GESA student receives Commonwealth Office and Chevening Scholarship grant

A student on the LLM Programme in Global Environment and Climate Change Law has received a prestigious grant.

Professor Rounsevell joins International Geosphere-Biosphere Programme

Professor Mark Rounsevell, Director of GESA, has accepted an invitation to join the Analysis, Integration and Modelling of the Earth System (AIMES),

GESA Student Ambassador elected

PhD student Sergio Elizondo Gonzales has been elected as the first GESA Student Ambassador by members of the GESA Doctoral Network.

Dr. Bomberg named Co-convener of the Political Studies Association

Dr. Elizabeth Bomberg has been named Co-convener of a new Specialist Group of the Political Studies Association.

Dr. Morgera invited to Finland to discuss emission reductions

Dr. Elisa Morgera has been invited by the University of Eastern Finland to participate in a knowledge-exchange event on ‘Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Degradation’ (REDD+).

Global Land Project report published

The Global Land Project (GLP) has issued a report on the relationship between human behavior and global climate change.