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The UK agricultural sector: less but better

From #BuildBackBetter to Net Zero to Black Lives Matter – 2020 has been characterised by calls for a better and more sustainable future. Transition narratives have dominated much of the public...

22/10/2020
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Lessons learned from a heavily industrialised region in Canada

This case study looks at the ups and downs of the transition in progress in Alberta - famous as Canada’s energy province: endowed with a combination of natural gas, conventional oil, coal, minerals and the famous oil sands.

15/10/2020
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A climate for deliberation?

The coming months are a critical period for national policy making, but they could also be a major opportunity to find solutions that match up to the reality of people’s lives across the UK.

28/09/2020
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A just transition? Lusatia, lignite and lessons learned

Lusatia is no stranger to industrial change. In the late 1950s, German coal mining was in a crisis. It had become cheaper to import coal rather than buy it domestically and nuclear power plants were becoming more common.

23/09/2020
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People powered solutions to the climate crisis

Addressing the climate crisis, like the coronavirus, has forced us to rethink the ways in which we live and how our neighbourhoods are designed. It has highlighted baked-in inequalities as well as...

22/09/2020
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Watch: Carsten Jung on Sky News: Climate After Covid

IPPR Senior Economist Carsten Jung participates in the Sky News special programme Covid After Climate, answering audience questions as part of an expert panel.

11/09/2020
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Climate and nature crises on trial

Tees Valley and County Durham residents’ chance to join ‘citizens’ jury’ on how to tackle the climate and nature crises 5,000 letters are winging their way to homes across the Tees Valley and...

07/08/2020
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Watch: Securing a green recovery from Covid-19

IPPR Webinar on how we achieve a green recovery from Covid-19. The speakers consider what action government, business and wider society should be taking to ensure we achieve an economic recovery that...

15/06/2020
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