Monthly Archives: March 2016

Changing behaviour to achieve progress | Blog by FDSD Trustee Bronwyn Hayward

Bronwyn Hayward is an Associate Professor of Political Science and Head of Department of Political Science and International Relations at the University of Canterbury, Christchurch NZ. She is a trustee of the FDSD and co-investigator with the ESRC Research Centre for the Understanding of Sustainable Prosperity (CUSP) at the University of Surrey. Her most recent...

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Brexit: Potential environmental policy consequences for the UK | New IEEP report

A recently published report by the Institute for European Environmental Policy (IEEP), in collaboration with The Wildlife Trusts, RSPB and WWF UK, considers the potential consequences a #Brexit could have on environmental policy in the UK. The research focuses on two scenarios. In the first, the UK retains access to the internal market through membership...

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Floods, community resilience and the “civic middle”: learning lessons from Leeds

The floods that hit wide areas of the UK at the end of last year were devastating for many communities. In many places local crisis management was found wanting. But in Leeds, the spontaneously self-organised volunteering infrastructures were exemplary in their response. In a thorough and insightful assessment of Leeds’ post-flood response, written for the...

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