Watch: Clean power and climate activism talks available online

Posted on July 28, 2016 in News, Training by . Share this article

Earlier this year, Grantham Scholars from the Grantham Centre for Sustainable Futures’ PhD training programme organised a series of seminars. Excerpts from some of these events are now available to watch on the Grantham Centre YouTube channel.

Emma Stevens, Sally Faulkner and Anton Eriksson organised a panel debate to discuss how the public can contribute to fighting climate change, Acting Together Against Climate Change. On the panel were Tracy Carty from Oxfam, Dr Alix Dietzel from the University of Bristol, David Midgley from Zero Carbon Yorkshire and Dr Anna Watson from Friends of the Earth. The discussion was chaired by Grantham Supervisor Dr Matthew Cotton from the Department of Urban Studies and Planning at the University of Sheffield.

Clean Power for All was organised by Grantham Scholars Katie Sumner, Oleksandra Korychenska and Guy Mayneord. Richard Turner from SolarAid explains how the international charity is helping to develop a renewable energy market in Africa. The event was chaired by Grantham Scholar Daniel Casey and Richard Collins from Sheffield Renewables also spoke.

Another panel debate, Red Meat and Environmental Sustainability, was organised by Grantham Scholars Carolyn Auma and Patience Muchada. Megan Larmer from Slow Food USA, Illtud Llyr Dunsford from Charcutier Limited, Louise Needham from Quorn Foods Ltd and Dean Holroyd from Anglo Beef Processors took part in the discussion which was chaired by Grantham Industry Engagement Fellow Richard Bruce.

More events are being planned for later in 2016. You can watch footage from Acting Together Against Climate Change and Clean Power for All below, and watch recordings from other events on the Grantham Centre YouTube channel.

Acting Together Against Climate Change

Clean Power for All – Richard Turner, SolarAid

Grantham Centre for Sustainable Futures on YouTube