Exploring vulnerabilities in the Anthropocene: the energy-climate nexus

The EVALUATE team is organising a conference session on energy and climate vulnerability at the largest geography conference in the UK. Paper proposals need to reach us by the 11th of February!

Urban climate resilience – conserving and enhancing the contribution of hinterland landscapes

CURE Co-Director Jeremy Carter reflects on the different ways in which one of our ongoing projects – Climate Proof Cities – engages with issues of resilience, urban change and the regional landscape.

New research findings published by the EVALUATE project team

Visitors to this site may be interested in a recent presentation that was provided by two members of the EVALUATE team (Stefan Bouzarovski and Saska Petrova) to the panel on The Politics of Home. As we could not physically attend the meeting, we decided to provide a video presentation instead. A short clip containing theContinue reading “New research findings published by the EVALUATE project team”

Guest contribution: The challenges of switching away from district heating in Poland

This blog intends to provide a forum for discussing the broader political and social dynamics that underpin energy vulnerability. Therefore, we will regularly host guest articles which explore the issue from academic, policy- and practitioner-led perspectives. The first such contribution is provided by Alastair Moore, a Registered Professional Planner who holds a Masters in ResourceContinue reading “Guest contribution: The challenges of switching away from district heating in Poland”

Energy vulnerability factors and pathways: Towards a research agenda

By Saska Petrova Do have a look at this (currently open) call for papers for an early career researcher symposium – at the University of Manchester – focused on exploring the meanings, implications  and underlying conditions of energy vulnerability. The symposium will take place at the University of Manchester between the 21st and 22nd of May, andContinue reading “Energy vulnerability factors and pathways: Towards a research agenda”