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Stephanie Rotarangi

Planted forests on ancestral land – the experiences and resilience of Maori

Thurs 8th March - 4pm

Abstract: Little research has been undertaken into the management priorities of indigenous people who have exotic species forests planted on their ancestral land.  This SAC will present the results from two case studies in the central North Island of New Zealand, where planted forest leases ex...Read More

Dr Stephen Hill (Associate Professor, Environmental & Resource Studies - Trent University, Canada)

Green Energy Blues: Understanding the social friction to renewable energy in Ontario

Thurs 22nd March - 4pm

Abstract: This seminar will provide an overview and context to Ontario, Canada's support for renewable energy, namely the Green Energy Act of 2009. The Act's central policy measure is a feed-in tariff that guarantees investors in renewable energy projects a fixed rate of return over 20 year terms. ...Read More

Dr Wiktoria Glad (Linköping University, Sweden)

Collaboration for reduced energy use in Swedish rental flats – a socio-technical perspective

Monday 20th February - 4pm

Abstract: People want to live a good life, what this means varies greatly between people and households, however for all it is important to have a home that is comfortable to live in. It should be warm enough, light and there should be room for mundane activities. However, this requires energy: hea...Read More

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