St Andrew’s joint green bid wins £350,000

A joint bid to turn St Andrews into one of UK’s greenest communities has won a £347,770 grant from the Climate Challenge Fund (CCF) of the Scottish Government.

Transition, the University of St Andrews’ environmental awareness project, prepared the bid in collaboration with St Andrews Environmental Network (StAndEn). As part of a three-year project, the two parties will work together to reduce carbon emissions and foster greener behaviour across St Andrews town and in the university.

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‘Climate Change: what sorts of knowledge for what sort of politics?’

Professor Mike Hulme delivered the opening keynote address on ‘Climate Change: what sorts of knowledge for what sort of politics?’ at the second annual PhD conference of The Tyndall Centre for Climate Change, on 11 April 2012. The keynote was followed by a poster session.

This 3-day conference on ‘Knowledge Gaps in Climate Change Research – how are you tackling it?’ at the University of East Anglia (UEA) aims to facilitate discussion on the knowledge gaps in Climate Change research and would cover four themes related to Climate Change: Land and Water, Cities and Coasts, Governance and Behaviour, and Energy and Emissions.

Photographs by Asitha Jayawardena

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