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IDS podcast: The Politics of Green Transformations

In this month’s edition of the Institute of Development Studies podcast, Between the Lines, IDS Director Melissa Leach, STEPS co-director Ian Scoones and Sussex professor Peter Newell discuss their co-edited book, The Politics of Green Transformations. Drawing on international examples, they reflect on past transformations as examples of positive change and examine the factors that…

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What can climate activism learn from the great public health campaigns of the past?

A new report (PDF) suggests efforts to change public behaviour to address climate change must learn from the great campaigns of previous decades on smoking, drink driving and HIV & AIDS. The report, Climate and Rapid Behaviour Change: what do we know so far? reviews lessons from initiatives and campaigns for public health, disaster awareness and…