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September 2014
Free

6th Form Geography Conference – Bangor

September 27, 2014 @ 9:45 am - 4:00 pm
Gareth Edwards-Jones Lecture theatre (G23), Thoday Building,
Deiniol Raod
Bangor, LL57 2UW
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The School of Environment, Natural Resources and Geography, Bangor University Invites teachers and A/AS Level students to attend our free one-day sixth form Geography conference Programme: 9.45 am Registration Welcome, Dr Lynda Yorke, Lecturer in Physical Geography Energy Geographies, Dr Karen Parkhill Rural Geography, Greg Thomas Development Geographies, Dr Gill Miller The Global South, Nicola Hawley Field work in Geography, Tom Stamp 12.30 pm Lunch 1.15pm Extreme Environments, Dr Paula Roberts Glaciation, Dr Katrien Van Landeghem Tectonic Environments, Dr Lynda…

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‘A Sense of Energy’ – Public Exhibition, Cardiff

September 30, 2014 - October 2, 2014
The Senedd,
The National Assembly for Wales, Cardiff Bay,
Cardiff, CF99 1NA United Kingdom
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'A Sense of Energy' is an exhibition that highlights the need to attend to everyday aspects of energy use in order to help us understand how the ways we use energy might need to change in the future. We hope that the exhibition will open up opportunities for visitors to reflect on their own lives and energy use as they interact with insights from social research.

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Free

Talk ‘Flooding and Climate change: building resilience against extreme events’

September 30, 2014 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Gareth Edwards-Jones Lecture theatre (G23), Thoday Building,
Deiniol Raod
Bangor, LL57 2UW
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Geography at Bangor are pleased to host a joint British Society for geomorphology (BSG) & Industry initiative talk on 'Flooding and Climate change: building resilience against extreme events' to generate greater interaction between Universities, Practitioners, Consultants & Regulatory bodies.  The talk, delivered by Dr George Heritage (AECOM), will take place on Tuesday 30th September in the Gareth Edwards-Jones Lecture theatre (G23), Thoday Building. Registration from 5.30pm. Talk starts 6pm, followed by drinks/nibbles at 7.30pm.  All welcome. Contact Dr Lynda Yorke for more details.

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October 2014
Free

Forecast | Darogan – a community conversation

October 17, 2014 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
The Arts Centre,
Llanbadarn Campus, Aberystwyth University
Aberytswyth, Ceredigion SY23 3AL United Kingdom
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Are recent floods and storms one-off events or the start of something new? Forecast uses voices and stories from Aberystwyth and the surrounding area to start us thinking about the recent changes in our weather and what we feel we need to do... It explores our experiences of flooding, of storms, of our knowledge and our our lack of knowledge and the important decisions we need to make – or decide to ignore. Join us for the launch of a…

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£8.50

Science in the Sky – Who Dares Disturb The Universe?

October 25, 2014 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Wyeside Arts Centre,
Castle Street
Builth Wells, Powys LD2 3BN United Kingdom
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Ignite your curiosity with this fusion of theatre, art and science, exploring the world that shapes us, how we shape it and what the future might hold. Join C3W's Professor Danny McCarroll for an introduction to climate change and its effects, followed by a Q&A. (Tweet your questions in the build up to the event #whodaresdisturb) See Drawn to Stars final performance of their brand new work, Science in the Sky. Who Dares Disturb the Universe? is the culmination of…

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November 2014

Understanding provision and use of ‘Climate Services’ in Wales – Workshop

November 27, 2014 @ 9:30 am - 3:30 pm
The Angel Hotel,
Castle Street
Cardiff, CF10 1SZ United Kingdom
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By invitation only.   Natural Resources Wales, Welsh Government, UKCIP and NERC  bring together organisations that have a role or interest in provision and use of climate services to support decision making. Equivalent workshops are being held in London, Edinburgh and Belfast to gather a UK-wide perspective. There is emerging recognition of ‘climate services’ in Europe and internationally – with the European Commission seeking to create a world-leading market of climate services, in part through leveraging significant Horizon 2020 funding…

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March 2015
Free

Lle Nesaf ar Gyfer Twf Gwyrdd? – Where Next for Green Growth?

March 5, 2015 @ 7:30 am - 9:30 pm
San Martino’s,
Cardiff, CF10 5BZ United Kingdom
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Fe’ch gwahoddir i fynychu’r Brecwast Cyntaf Ymwybyddiaeth Hinsawdd BEACON Mae Wythos Hinsawdd yw’r digwydd mwyaf yn Prydain am ymgyrch newid yn yr hinsawdd yn ysbrydoli ton newydd o weithredu i greu dyfodol cynaliadwy. I ddathlu Wythnos Ymwybyddiaeth yr hinsawdd, bydd BEACON yn cynnal digwyddiad brecwast ym Mae Caerdydd yn canolbwyntio ar Cylch Bywyd Dadansoddi a'i rôl o fewn fusnes a newid hinsawdd Mae'r digwyddiad yn darparu cyfle unigryw i rwydweithio dros frecwast gyda chyflwyniadau byr ar gynaliadwyedd yn y sector…

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July 2015
£210

Managing Wales’ natural resources and protecting biodiversity – Policy Forum for Wales

July 7, 2015 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Central Cardiff,
(see site for further details)
Cariff, United Kingdom
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Scheduled as the Environmental (Wales) Bill is debated in the National Assembly and to follow the expected release of the Welsh Government's Nature Recovery Plan and the Welsh National Marine Plan, this seminar will bring together key policymakers and affected stakeholders to discuss the Welsh Government’s proposals to manage natural resources and support biodiversity - and the challenges for implementation. Delegates will discuss next steps for protecting the biodiversity of Welsh environment and how best to: safeguard species, habitats and ecosystems including steps to build…

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October 2015

The Human Side of Climate Change

October 16, 2015 - October 17, 2015
University of Bergen,
HF-bygget, Sydnesplassen 7
Bergen, N-5020 Bergen Norway
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Beregen, Norway Springflo i Bergen under ekstremværet Inga januar 2011 Photo: Jan M. Lillebø, Bergens Tidende Copyright: Bergens Tidende Over the last two decades, the human side of climate change has attracted increasing attention from scholars from the social sciences and humanities – developing into a prolific, rich and truly multidisciplinary effort, with contributions from fields as varied as media and communication science, political science, sociology, psychology, cultural studies, computational science, discourse analysis and linguistics. The kinds of data sources…

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SeaChange

October 28, 2015 - November 20, 2015
The Gate Arts and Community Centre,
Keppoch Street, Roath
Cardiff, CF24 3JW United Kingdom
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What?  Climate change is one of the greatest challenges facing society. As part of the ESRC Festival of Social Science, and in the run up to the December UN Climate Conference, the SeaChange project draws on social science research in the Understanding Risk Group at Cardiff University to explore visualisations of this important issue. Fusing art and science, an interactive exhibition at The Gate Arts and Community Centre uses images and interviews to explore representations of sea-level change on the Severn Estuary. An open…

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