Archive for 'Research'
The SDRN highlights recent publications on sustainable development, covering education for sustainable development, environmental monitoring in Natural England, food policy and low-carbon land transport.
Chatham House has reported the findings of a major investigation into the shifting global political economy of key resources (land, water, energy, minerals and food), analysing their inter-linkages in production, use and trade.
Publications round-up: sustainable consumption, energy security, community innovations, trade unions »
The SDRN highlights recent publications on sustainable development: sustainable consumption case studies, climate change and energy security, grassroots sustainability innovations, trade unions in the green economy.
As a growing aging population means greater demand for residential care, Jerome Baddley considers whether environmentally sustainable care services are possible and even offer cost, health and wellbeing co-benefits.
The SDRN highlights recent research and publications on climate change: climate change solution case studies, legislation in 33 countries, melting ice-sheets, impact of shale gas, improved online adaptation resource.
A Rural Economy and Land Use Programme paper investigates the role of payment for ecosystem services in protecting the environment, by applying economic thinking and a market mechanism to natural resources.
To help schools and hospitals adopt the Government Buying Standards for food and catering services, Defra has published reports on two projects to pilot the standards, alongside other moves to improve school and hospital food.
29 November, London: the SDRN Annual Conference returns, exploring themes such as the changing policy and research landscape; reconciling growth and sustainable development; wellbeing, natural capital and prosperity.
Climate change round-up: CCC chair, uncertainty, international action, Indian attitudes, governance… »
The SDRN highlights recent news and publications on climate change: new chair for CCC; uncertainty in climate science, Australian perspective on international action; Indian attitudes; governance; emissions scenario analysis.
Publications round-up: shipping emissions, cities and climate; EU environmental policy, design and consumerism »
The SDRN highlights recent publications on sustainable development: policy and mitigation of CO2 from shipping; cities and climate impacts; environmental policy in the EU; architecture and design versus consumerism.