Our research associate Nora Mzavanadze is part of the authors’ team for the 6th Global Enviroment Oulook (GEO-6) report – a global state of the environment report led by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP). She is back from the authors’ meeting at the UNEP headquarters in Nairobi, Kenya, and in this blog post she describes the raison d’être of such a report, explains the GEO process, summarizes the conclusions of the GEO-5 report and discusses the the novelties of the GEO-6 report.
Join us for this afternoon seminar in December, featuring several prominent speakers on questions of nature, community and everyday life as they relate to urban and regional change. The event will also involve a launch of the book ‘Communities in Transition’ by Saska Petrova.
A reminder for our forthcoming event …
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”
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”
By Stefan Bouzarovski At the beginning of April I visited Macedonia, Albania and Kosovo as part of an initial research and networking trip on the EVALUATE project. The trip highlighted some of the infrastructural issues faced by these countries in the process of post-socialist transition, which, however, vary widely according to local context. While inContinue reading “Research in Macedonia, Kosovo and Albania”