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Generating power from kites

10 February 2016

Andrew Smith (UCL Bartlett School of Environment, Energy & Resources) explains how kites can be used to generate power. Watch: BBC One ‘The One Show’ (from 21 mins 2 secs)

Fall in oil prices

04 February 2016

Professor Paul Ekins (UCL Bartlett School of Environment, Energy & Resources) discusses the fall in oil prices and the issues this has caused. Listen: BBC Radio 4 ‘Today’ (from 1 hour 20 mins), More: BBC Radio 4 ‘News Briefing’ (from 9 mins 27 secs)

My Perfect Country: Estonia

04 February 2016

Professor Henrietta Moore (UCL Institute for Global Prosperity) looks at the digital revolution pioneered by the government in Estonia and asks whether something similar could work in other countries. Listen: BBC World Service ‘My Perfect Country’

Could a levy on air and shipping fuel sink emissions?

29 January 2016

Dr Tristan Smith (UCL Bartlett School of Environment, Energy & Resources) says the IMF wants a levy on ship and plane fuel, but that won't magically create low-carbon alternatives. Read: The Conversation

EU referendum: 'Brexit' poses huge risk to Britain's countryside, experts warn

27 January 2016

Professor Paul Ekins (UCL Bartlett School of Environment, Energy & Resources) has voiced concerns that Britain’s exit from the EU would lessen the UK’s voice in tackling global environmental concerns. Read: Independent

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Resources:Framed Photography Competition 2016

Resources:Framed Photography Competition 2016


To coincide with the 2016 UN-Water theme and World Water Day on March 22, this year’s Resources:Framed photo competition will be themed ‘Water for People, Water by People’.

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Refuge in a Moving World Seminar Series

Refuge in a Moving World Seminar Series

This seminar series brings together scholars from across UCL to develop a research-led, university-wide conversation regarding the on-going conflicts and crises of protection which are arising in the context of intersecting processes of ...
Geodesign Dynamics - Carl Steinitz and Hrishi Ballal

Geodesign Dynamics - Carl Steinitz and Hrishi Ballal


In this talk we will make a “live” and rapid demonstration of the many dynamic ways that collaborative design of large and complex projects and geodesign studies  can be conducted over internet connections ...
Bill Janeway: Productive Bubbles

Bill Janeway: Productive Bubbles

Speculative Bubbles emerge wherever markets exist for trade-able assets. But not all bubbles are the same. They can be differentiated along two dimensions: the object of speculation and the locus of speculation. While ...
Sou Fujimoto – Bartlett International Lecture Series

Sou Fujimoto – Bartlett International Lecture Series

Japanese architect Sou Fujimoto will discuss the relationship between nature and architecture, as well as that between nature and artificial environments. As a practicing architect he will demonstrate how he bridges architecture and ...