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.
Jenni Cauvain, a team member of the CHARISMA project reflects on the current issues related to community retrofit and social housing in Greater Manchester, which were debated at the recently organised workshop.
A reminder for our forthcoming event …
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.
The relationship between domestic energy vulnerability and economic austerity in Greece is discussed in a new policy document issued by a recently completed research project.
EVALUATE/CURE research associate Sergio Tirado Herrero recently participated in an international symposium in Belfast, with a video introducing the aim and context of some of our recent work, as well as key results and emerging ideas on the spatially-contingent and multi-scalar nature of domestic energy deprivation in Europe.
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.
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”
The EVALUATE project has published a policy brief directed at decision-makers across Europe. The brief focuses on energy prices and general poverty trends in the European Union. It is being issued to coincide with the commencement of EU Sustainable Energy Week and the ManagEnergy Annual Conference, where our team is represented Stefan Bouzarovski at a plenary panel discussion.
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”