COP26 bite-sized lectures

About the COP26 bite-sized lecture series

The eyes of the world will be on Glasgow in November, as world leaders, journalists and the global environmental policy community come together for the 2021 United Nations Climate Change Conference, known as COP26. Thousands of delegates will convene to discuss how best to achieve the ambitious goals set out in the 2015 Paris Climate

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Decarbonising Transport

Professor Iain Docherty, Institute for Advanced Studies, University of Stirling Hello, everybody, I’m Iain Docherty, Dean of the Institute for Advanced Studies at the University of Stirling, and this is my bite-size lecture for COP26 on Decarbonising Transport.   Transport and climate emissions  I’m going to spend the next 10 minutes or so speaking about transport and emissions from the sector

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How the Framework model can be an effective tool for designing, conducting and evaluating environmental campaigns and sustainable interventions

Dr Pamela Rackow, Lecturer in Psychology, Faculty of Natural Sciences, University of Stirling Dr Eike von Lindern, Dialog N, Switzerland Changing our behaviour will be critical to achieving net-zero. In the final bite-size lecture of our COP26 series, Pamela Rackow and Eike von Lindern discuss how a framework approach – developed for the Swiss Federal Government – can

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Sport and the Environment

Dr Sarah Zipp, Faculty of Health Sciences and Sport, University of Stirling Sport is a major global industry, which has its own, unique environmental footprint. In her contribution to the bite-sized lecture series, Dr Sarah Zipp considers how the sporting world is addressing its contribution to global heating, and assesses whether the efforts are meaningful,

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Waste stories: Making up stuff about rubbish

Dr Anna Wilson, Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Stirling Little changes to our everyday lives can all make a difference in our efforts to combat climate change. Thinking differently – and creatively – about waste can enable us to change our behaviour. In a contribution to the bite-sized lecture series, Dr Anna Wilson considers

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Our Air: Giving Young People the Tools to Advocate on Air Pollution

Dr Victoria Esteves, Lecturer in Creative Industries, Faculty of Arts and Humanities Dr Ruaraidh Dobson, Research Fellow, Institute for Social Marketing, Faculty of Health Sciences and Sport Dr Clare Bird, Lecturer in Molecular Cell Biology, Faculty of Natural Sciences Dr Susan Fitzer, Lecturer, Institute of Aquaculture, Faculty of Natural Sciences Around 25,000 accredited delegates will

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Theory and Practice of Building Community Resilience to Extreme Events

Dr Sandra Engstrom, Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Stirling Dr Tony Robertson, Faculty of Natural Sciences, University of Stirling Adaptation and Resilience are key themes of COP26, and will be critical to withstanding the challenges of a climate-changed future. But how can communities build resilience to extreme events? Dr Sandra Engstrom and Dr Tony

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Food production and climate change

Dr Richard Newton, Institute of Aquaculture, Faculty of Natural Sciences Food production is a significant contributor to greenhouse gas emissions, but as consumers we have a degree of power to make cleaner, greener choices. In this mini lecture Richard Newton, from the Institute of Aquaculture, explores the topic of sustainable food. Hello, I am Richard Newton

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Active travel and financial wellbeing: Getting people to change their habits

Dr Isaac Tabner, Stirling Management School Dr Frederick Changwony, Stirling Management School Dr Kevin Campbell, Stirling Management School Dr Gemma Ryde, Faculty of Health Sciences and Sport A shift to active travel is one of many behavioural changes that can support the transition to net zero. In this mini-lecture, Dr Isaac Tabner and colleagues from

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