CURE at the 2015 AAG in Chicago

Federico Cugurullo from CURE compiled a list of sessions and call for papers which have been organised by CURE members for the Annual Meeting of the Association of American Geographers (AAG), which will take place in Chicago between 21st and 24th of April 2015.

Quality of whose life? Prosperity by another name?

In his third post on this blog, Joe Ravetz, Co-director of CURE, gives a critical overview of prosperity indexes. He formulates and develops the idea of synergistic prosperity.

Tomas Maltby joins EVALUATE project team

The EVALUATE project team has recently expanded to include Tomas Maltby – an energy politics researcher in at the University of Manchester, whose work focuses on EU energy security policy, EU agenda-setting and new member states, EU-Russia energy relations and renewable energy policy.

Energy, austerity, informality workshop report

On the 21st of May 2014, the Centre for Urban Resilience and Energy (CURE) hosted a workshop on Energy, austerity, informality: Exploring the everyday politics of urban infrastructure. The event was organised under the auspices of the RGS-IBG funded EVENT project and co-financed by SEED’s Urban Champion scheme. Cities@manchester and the Energy Geographies Working Group of theContinue reading “Energy, austerity, informality workshop report”

Moving beyond the polemic: Shale gas as a focal point for discussion on key energy issues

Unconventional gas exploitation has recently become a hot political issue across Europe (and the UK in particular), supplementing the intense public interest and controversy that it has continuously attracted in the US. University of Manchester doctoral researcher Craig Thomas reflects on his own work on the issue, as well as relevant recent and forthcoming work within the Centre forContinue reading “Moving beyond the polemic: Shale gas as a focal point for discussion on key energy issues”