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27 May 2016 - Agriculture & Food, Energy & Climate Change

Iran’s environmental crisis: why we should be mindful of depicting a dystopian future

In our age of computers and satellites, our sense of both urgency and fear has become central to the process of addressing environmental challenges. This sense of necessity for urgent...
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24 May 2016 - Blog

Needs of the poorest must be central to tackling antibiotic resistance

by Gerry Bloom and Annie Wilkinson, IDS / STEPS Centre Launched this week is a major report on tackling the growing resistance to antibiotics, published by the UK Government and...
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23 May 2016 - Blog

Why we need to reveal the hidden connections at the heart of cities

By Fiona Marshall and Ritu Priya, STEPS Urbanisation theme Urban areas are intense meeting points of people and cultures, but they’re also places where more or less visible interactions happen:...
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23 May 2016 - Energy & Climate Change

The Wicked Foundations of the Anthropocene

The Anthropocene describes how human society has now become the dominant force on Earth’s geology and ecosystems. The notion of the Anthropocene highlights a confounding contradiction: we have an unprecedented...
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20 May 2016 - Event

Towards a class-based approach to global energy transition: shifting energy demand, expanding the renewable energy sector and phasing out fossil fuel

STEPS Centre Seminar, 1.00-2.30pm Wednesday 8 June 2016, IDS Convening Space Terms such as “energy democracy” and “climate justice” have gained increasingly widespread usage and acceptance over the last five...
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