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May 2016

Nexuses of the Urban (Nexus Network workshop)

May 12 @ 9:00 am - May 13 @ 5:00 pm
Sussex University campus,
Falmer, BN1 9RE United Kingdom

Nexuses of the Urban: Interactions between water, energy and food provision for sustainable cities University of Sussex, Brighton, UK This workshop is the latest in a series of events organised by the Nexus Network. Join the waitlist We now have over 100 people registered for the event. If you would like to be added to the waitlist, please click on the Eventbrite button. Background Cities are dynamically connected with other urban and rural localities, both distant and proximate. Most critically…

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Bon appétit? A citizens’ jury on the future of food – in or out of Europe?

May 12 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

The Duke of Cambridge, 30 Saint Peter's Street London N1 8JT Register to attend this event on Eventbrite Speakers include Erik Millstone (STEPS Centre/SPRU, University of Sussex) Joan Walley (former Labour MP) Prof Tim Lang (City University) Guy Watson (founder of Riverford Organic) Whether it’s the straight banana Euromyth, the high price of healthy food or rising suicide rates among farmers – the ‘in’ or ‘out’ debate touches on controversial issues relating to the future of food. We are hosting…

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Can we govern the climate?

May 16 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Fulton A Lecture Theatre, University of Sussex,
Brighton, BN1 9RH United Kingdom
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Public lecture by Prof Harriet Bulkeley, Professor of Geography at Durham University, on 16 May 2016 at the University of Sussex.

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Future of food: burgers…or bugs?

May 18 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

SILO Restaurant, 39 Upper Gardner Street Brighton, UK How and what we eat, the journey it’s been through and how much is left is over has a huge impact on the world's resources. With population growth, climate change, diet-related diseases and huge inequality in the food system, do we need to take a fresh look at what's on our plate? From eating edible insects, to algae or lab-cultured meat, to developing local, small-scale farming and tackling waste reduction, how can…

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