Our city’s shared plan to tackle climate change


Global Challenges: Climate Change & Sustainability (SRUK seminar)

Saturday, April 21, 2018 - 10:30 to 17:00
Instituto Cervantes, 326-330 Deansgate, Campfield Avenue Arcade, Manchester M3 4FN

The seminar on Climate Change & Sustainability addresses two aspects of special relevance.


A debate on the proposals that establish the steps that citizens, individually, collectively and institutionally, can carry out to reduce our so-called “ecological footprint” follows a presentation on the latest advances in scientific knowledge regarding global warming and climate change.


This seminar is organised by the Society of Spanish Researchers in the United Kingdom and is held in conjunction with the Instituto Cervantes of Manchester.


The agenda for the seminar is as follows:

  • 10:30 Registration
  • 10:45 Welcome & Opening remarks
  • 11:00 “Mother nature needs her daughters” Dr. Ana Payo Payo. University of Aberdeen
  • 11:45 “An abundance of climate change mitigation options – reducing sources, increasing sinks, and staying within budget” Dr Rachel Freeman. Tyndall Centre, University of Manchester
  • 12:30 Lunch & Networking
  • 13:30 “What ‘Counts’? The Politics and Silences of Carbon Footprints” Joe Blakey. University of Manchester
  • 14:15” The politics of climate justice” Dr Sherilyn MacGregor. University of Manchester
  • 15:00 Panel discussion. Chair: Marc Hudson University of Manchester and editor of manchesterclimatemonthly.net
  • 16:00 Closing remarks
  • 16:15 Wine & Networking


For more information, visit the Society of Spanish Researchers in the United Kingdoms website, and follow @ComunidadCeru on Twitter.



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