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101 Creative Commons Does Mobility have a Future? Professor John Urry, University of Lancaster, gives a talk for the Transport Studies Unit 2011 Hilary term seminar series. John Urry 07 Mar 2011
102 Creative Commons Riding the Perfect Storm: World on the Edge, When will the Big Bubble Burst Lester Brown, President of the Earth Policy Institute in Washington DC, gives a lecture for the Linacre Lecture Series; Riding the Perfect Storm. Lester Brown 08 Feb 2011
103 Creative Commons Earth: A Three Act Structure Relevance of geological ideas to contemporary environmental issues.' Professor Iain Stewart, School of Geography, Earth and Environmental Sciences, University of Plymouth. Iain Stewart 28 Jan 2011
104 Creative Commons Climate change and marine ecosystems: have dangerous changes already begun? Special seminar from the James Martin 21st Century School: Climate change and marine ecosystems: have dangerous changes already begun? Ove Hoegh-Guldberg 07 Sep 2010
105 Creative Commons Leading Transformation:Women at the Cutting Edge of Research and Practice Plenary session on Leading Transformation: Women at the Cutting Edge of Research and Practice from the International Women's Leadership Symposium. Catherine Mitchell, Ana Brito e Melo, Olive Heffernan, Monika Wehrle-MacDevette 31 Aug 2010
106 Creative Commons Welcome to the International Women's Leadership Symposium Cynthia Chang, Preseident of Females in Engineering, Science and Technology introduces the International Women's Leadership Symposium. Cynthia Chang 31 Aug 2010
107 Creative Commons The Plundered Planet Paul Collier, Oxford Professor and author of The Bottom Billion, launched a discussion based on his latest publication, The Plundered Planet. Paul Collier, Charles Badenoch, Jamie Drummond, Gideon Rachman 17 Jun 2010
108 Creative Commons Introduction to the 4 Degrees and Beyond Conference Mark New, Reader in Climate Science at the School of Geography and the Environment, introduces the 4 Degrees and Beyond conference, its main themes and why it was important. Mark New 14 Apr 2010
109 Creative Commons Ocean Circulation and Climate: Observing and Modelling the Global Ocean The oceans are a critical component of the climate system, storing roughly 1000 times as much heat, and 50 times as much carbon, as the atmosphere. David Marshall 18 Feb 2010
110 Mandelson: Enterprise-led Recovery Lord Peter Mandelson gave a key-note speech following an invitation by the Oxford Centre for Entrepreneurship and Innovation, Said Business School. Lord Peter Mandelson 10 Dec 2009
111 4 plus degrees: a drastic reduction in the renewable energy potential of sugarcane Fourth presentation of session 2 (Agriculture, Food and Water Security) of the 4degrees International Climate Conference. Rasack Nayamuth 05 Nov 2009
112 What would happen to barley production in Finland if the global temperature increases above 4 degrees? Third presentation of session 2 (Agriculture, Food and Water Security) of the 4degrees International Climate Conference. Reimund Rotter 05 Nov 2009
113 Adapting African food systems to a 4 degree world Second presentation of session 2 (Agriculture, Food and Water Security) of the 4degrees International Climate Conference. Polly Ericksen 05 Nov 2009
114 4 degrees plus: what might this mean for agriculture in sub-Saharan Africa? Second keynote address from session 2 (Agriculture, Food and Water Security) of the 4degrees International Climate Conference. Philip Thornton 05 Nov 2009
115 Beyond 4 degrees: impacts across the global scale Third presentation from session 1 of the 4degrees International Climate Conference. Nigel Arnell 05 Nov 2009
116 Creative Commons 4 degrees of global warming: regional patterns and timing Second presentation from session 1 of the 4degrees International Climate Conference. Richard Betts 05 Nov 2009
117 Terra quasi-incognita: beyond the 2 degree line First keynote address from the 4degrees International Climate Conference. John Schellnhuber 05 Nov 2009
118 The Tipping Point: Climate Change Professor Gideon Henderson and Dr Ros Rickaby from the Department of Earth Sciences talk about some of the key issues surrounding climate change today. Gideon Henderson, Ros Rickaby 26 Aug 2009
119 The Tipping Point: Climate Change Professor Gideon Henderson and Dr Ros Rickaby from the Department of Earth Sciences talk about some of the key issues surrounding climate change today. Gideon Henderson, Ros Rickaby 26 Aug 2009
120 Water Enterprise Forum: Financing water: where will the funding for enterprise come from? James Winpenny, Wychwood Economic Consulting Ltd, talks on 'Financing water: where will the funding for enterprise come from?' as part of the Water Enterprise Forum on the 27 May 2009. James Winpenny 08 Jun 2009
121 Water Enterprise Forum: Beyond public versus private: what is the role of private water companies? Jack Moss, AquaFed, talks on 'Beyond public versus private: what is the role of private water companies?' as part of the Water Enterprise Forum on the 27 May 2009. Jack Moss 08 Jun 2009
122 Water Enterprise Forum: Regulation and institutions: What are the constraints on innovation in the water sector? Steve Rayner, InSIS - Saïd Business School, talks on 'Regulation and institutions: What are the constraints on innovation in the water sector?' as part of the Water Enterprise Forum on the 27 May 2009. Steve Rayner 08 Jun 2009
123 Water Enterprise Forum: What are the historic and future trends in the water industry? Christopher Gasson, Global Water Intelligence, talks on 'What are the historic and future trends in the water industry?' as part of the Water Enterprise Forum on the 27 May 2009. Christopher Gasson 08 Jun 2009
124 Interview with Andrew Goudie, Master of St Cross College Author of more than 30 books on global warming, Andrew Goudie charts the way forward in present crisis and explains how university research and advice can contribute to solving the problems that face our planet. Andrew Goudie 28 May 2009
125 Societies in Transition: The End of Roman Civilization Dr Ward-Perkins (Trinity College, Oxford) examines the Roman-made ecological disasters and examines how far the environmental pollution contributed to the fall of Rome and why this matters in today's world. Bryan Ward-Perkins 24 Mar 2009
126 Ian Goldin at University of Cape Town Speaking at the Vice-Chancellor's Open Lecture, Dr Ian Goldin asked: Are the world's leading thinkers anticipating the risks and opportunities of the 21st century, or will humanity be overtaken by its own medical, technological and scientific successes? Ian Goldin 18 Mar 2009
127 Creative Commons Global Recession: How Did it Happen? Linda Yueh talks to Jonathan Michie about the credit crunch and looming global recession, the effect it has had on both banks and businesses, and how a Green New Deal may provide a solution to the crisis. Linda Yueh, Jonathan Michie 22 Dec 2008
128 Creative Commons Global Recession: How Did it Happen? Linda Yueh talks to Jonathan Michie about the credit crunch and looming global recession, the effect it has had on both banks and businesses, and how a Green New Deal may provide a solution to the crisis. Linda Yueh, Jonathan Michie 22 Dec 2008
129 Creative Commons Global Recession: How Did it Happen? Linda Yueh talks to Jonathan Michie about the credit crunch and looming global recession, the effect it has had on both banks and businesses, and how a Green New Deal may provide a solution to the crisis. Linda Yueh, Jonathan Michie 22 Dec 2008
130 21st Century Challenges: Humanity at the Crossroads? Dr Ian Goldin provides an overview of the work of the James Martin 21st Century School and looks at the challenges facing humanity in the 21st Century. Ian Goldin 15 Oct 2008
131 Introduction to the Environmental Change Institute Introduction to research groups and activities at the Environmental Change Institute. Diana Liverman 16 Sep 2008
132 Ecosystem Dynamics and Tropical Forestry Short introduction to research by the Ecosystem Dynamics Group at the Environmental Change Institute. Joshua Fisher 29 Jul 2008
133 Climate Adaptation Research A short interview with Professor Diana Liverman about her research and work on climate adaptation. Diana Liverman 29 Jul 2008