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Environment and sustainability

Satellite view from above that looks like a target.
by Richard Joy  |  20th October 2021

Richard Joy looks ahead to COP26 and sets out the desired outcomes against which we should benchmark its success. We need significant shifts in our global economic model and consumption-driven, oil-dependent society.…Read more

by Anne Hessel  |  12th October 2021

As we approach COP26, read this extract from 'A Climate Pact for Europe'. This new book provides the facts on climate issues, the solutions available and their costs to work towards a European Green Deal.…Read more

Anke Schwittay, author of 'Creative Universities', illustrates some aspects of her university teaching which aim to help students better understand society’s complex challenges and to imagine alternative responses to them. …Read more

Melted Icebergs
by Emily Watt  |  27th September 2021

Ahead of COP26, Senior Commissioning Editor Emily Watt recommends some of Bristol University Press’s recent books from the growing climate change list. …Read more

by Catherine Turner  |  21st September 2021

Catherine Turner champions mediation as a tool for making the world more equal, inclusive and sustainable in the pandemic recovery, by involving the marginalised in decision making on security, development or climate change issues. …Read more

by Victoria Pittman  |  17th September 2021

After five years of building the Bristol University Press brand, Victoria Pittman, Head of Commissioning, talks about the global expansion we have achieved. …Read more

by Tamantha Stutchbury and Sharon Robinson  |  26th August 2021

Tamantha Stutchbury and Sharon Robinson profile the University of Wollongong’s Global Challenges Program, a relatively new way of bringing together the disciplinary expertise needed to solve complex problems.…Read more

by Ana Cecilia Dinerstein  |  23rd August 2021

Ana Cecilia Dinerstein presents her 'Women on the Verge' network of female scholar–activists around the world, which showcases advances in the feminist resistance to violence against women.…Read more

Cliff surrounded by fire.
by Richard Joy  |  10th August 2021

Richard Joy discusses the IPCC report declaring that the climate change emergency is ‘code red for humanity’ and COP26.…Read more

People gardening.

Henry Tam shows how community-generated improvements can only achieve success when there is genuine collaboration with public bodies and commitment to a long-term partnership. …Read more