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PSA Annual Conference

The PSA Annual Conference is almost upon us. For those of you interested in environmental politics, make sure that the following events are in your diary:   Monday 30th March 9.30-11.00 Responses to climate change: mitigation, adaptation or stagnation? Town Hall - Conference Room Chair: Dr Paul Tobin (University of York) Panel Members: Dr Paul Hampton… Continue reading PSA Annual Conference

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From Hedegaard to Cañete: Still a Coherent EU Voice on Climate Change?

When Jean-Claude Juncker’s new European Commission took office on November 1, 2014, the way that the EU’s executive deals with climate change underwent a potentially significant reorganization. Under the previous Barroso Commission (2009-2014), European Commissioner Connie Hedegaard – a well-respected figure in international environmental politics – presided over the Directorate-General for Climate Action (DG Clima).… Continue reading From Hedegaard to Cañete: Still a Coherent EU Voice on Climate Change?

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‘Bonn Courage!’

Camilla Born, @camillaborn and Louisa Casson, @louisacasson UK Youth Climate Coalition, @ukycc   In December 2015 the UN climate talks are on course to sign a global deal that puts us on course for avoiding unmanageable climate change. The mid-year conference in Bonn this month set the agenda for December’s Conference of the Parties (COP) in… Continue reading ‘Bonn Courage!’