- Adaptation and Resilience
- Climate Education and public awareness & participation
- Food and Agriculture
- Human Settlements (Built Environment, Waste and Consumption)
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- Heritage-based adaptation and mitigation
- Sustainable Development
Global Environmental History and Climate Change
Awareness of climate change and planetary collapse has increased in the last decades, but the history of climate change is far longer. Global environmental history is central to our understanding of the both the deep causes and wide ranging consequences of climate change on our societies and ecologies.
Join us for two panel sessions which bring together leading experts in global environmental history to introduce their work and how historical research is important to the struggle against climate change.
Panel 1: Global Environmental History and Climate Change, 14.00 – 16.00
Break: 16.00 – 16.15
Panel 2: Rethinking Scotland’s environmental past, present and possible future, 16.15-18.00
Panel members: Dr Anoghas MacConnich (University of Glasgow) Prof. John M. MacKenzie (University of Aberdeen) Calum Macleod (Community Land Scotland) Magnus Davidson (University of Highlands and Islands) Chair: Andrew Mackillop
Presented as part of The Dear Green Bothy, a collaborative cultural programme from the University of Glasgow’s College of Arts showcasing creative and critical responses to climate emergency.
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