STEPS SYMPOSIUM 08: REFRAMING RESILIENCE

By JULIA DAY, STEPS Centre member The annual STEPS Centre Symposium is underway here in Sussex with 70 delegates gathered to debate this year’s theme, Reframing Resilience. Despite the slightly cheeky title, there is a serious aim here – to explore some of the wider frontier challenges in the resilience field and try to make…

STEPS SEMINAR: BIOFUELS, CLIMATE CHANGE AND DEVELOPMENT

By JULIA DAY, STEPS Centre member For presentation, podcast and photos from this event see the STEPS Seminars page: During the past few years, bio-energy and especially liquid biofuels have gone from being a topic for mostly technical researchers to full-blown controversy and front-page headlines. It has been implicated for exacerbating climate change rather than…