Senior Lecturer in Sustainability Dr Julia Meaton comments on the gap between carbon cutting plans and the reductions required to keep temperature rises below 2 degrees Celsius.
Dr Julia Meaton, works in the Centre for Sustainable and Resilient Communities at the University’s Business School. In relation to today being World Day for Disaster Reduction Dr Meaton looks at and comments on recent natural disasters and says despite them bringing chaos and despair , they also give rise to something else – good humanity.
Professor Bingunath Ingirige is the Chair in Project Manager and Resilience for the University’s Global Disaster Resilience Centre. Here he comments on an article in The Guardian by Michael Kleinman who is the founder of Orange Door Research, which provides high-frequency data collection in developing countries.
Dr Julia Meaton, in the Centre for Sustainable and Resilient Communities at the University of Huddersfield’s Business School comments on the widespread international condemnation of President Donald Trump’s decision to withdraw the US from the 2015 Paris climate agreement.
Professor Adrian Wood is from the University’s Centre for Sustainable and Resilient Communities. On the International Day of Forests (21st March), Janet Lowore, University of Huddersfield PhD student and Professor Adrian Wood tell how research is revealing the important role that entrepreneurial trade in forest products plays in preventing deforestation and protecting precious forests.