Generating power from kites
10 February 2016Andrew 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 2016Professor 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 2016Professor 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 2016Dr 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 2016Professor 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
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’.
UCL ISR now ...
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 ...