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GET-together with Mari Martiskainen on 26.11.2020

Contextualising climate justice activism

Mari Martiskainen, Senior Research Fellow, Sussex Energy Group, Science Policy Research Group, University of Sussex, UK

Mari Martiskainen elaborates on the knowledge, emotions, motivations, and actions among climate strikers in order to provide a situated account of activism for climate justice. She draws on a study she led that focuses on climate strikes in autumn 2019.

The seminar is based on this backing reading: Contextualizing climate justice activism: Knowledge, emotions, motivations, and actions among climate strikers in six cities (https://doi.org/10.1016/j.gloenvcha.2020.102180)

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GET together with Mari Martiskainen on 26th November 2020

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GET-together with Harriet Thomson on 19.11.2020

Rethinking the measurement of energy poverty

Harriet Thomson, Associate Professor in Global Social Policy and Sociology, Department of Social Policy Sociology and Criminology, University of Birmingham

Harriet Thomson reflects critically on indicators of energy poverty and evolving approaches to its measurement.

The seminar is based on this backing reading: Rethinking the measurement of energy poverty in Europe (https://doi.org/10.1177%2F1420326X17699260).

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GET together with Harriet Thomson on 19th November 2020

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GET-together with Jessica Verheij and Mafalda Nunes on 05.11.2020

Justice and power relations in urban greening

Jessica Verheij, Doctoral candidate, Institute of Geography, University of Bern, Switzerland

Mafalda Nunes, Doctoral candidate, Institute for Social Sciences, University of Lisbon, Portugal

PhD candidates Jessica Verheij and Mafalda Nunes address whether and how urban greening strategies in Lisbon can lead to more environmental justice.

The seminar is based on this backing reading: Justice and power relations in urban greening (https://doi.org/10.1080/13549839.2020.1801616)

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GET together with Jessica Verheij and Mafalda Nunes on 5th November 2020

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GET-together with Zora Kovacic on 29.10.2020

Complexity, uncertainty and ambiguity

Zora Kovacic, Postdoctoral researcher, Centre for the Study of the Sciences and the Humanities, University of Bergen, Norway

Zora Kovacic explains the implications of complexity, uncertainty and ambiguity for energy governance in the European Union. She focuses on uses of energy security and ambiguity at the science-policy interface.

The seminar is based on this backing reading: Complexity, uncertainty and ambiguity: Implications for European Union energy governance (https://doi.org/10.1016/j.erss.2019.03.005)

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GET together with Zora Kovacic on 29th October 2020

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GET-together with Per Espen Stoknes on 22.10.2020

Green growth

Per Espen Stoknes, Director of Centre for Green Growth, Norwegian Business School, Norway

Associate Professor Per Espen Stoknes will discuss what form of green growth is compatible with a healthy economy for the 21st century.

The seminar is based on this backing reading: Redefining green growth within planetary boundaries (https://doi.org/10.1016/j.erss.2018.04.030)

The speaker will be present in person at Arne Rettedals hus Ø-110. Participants are encouraged to attend in person. The seminar will be followed by informal presentations of thesis project ideas by current students of the Master in Energy Environment and Society. Pizza will be served and participants are welcome to bring along their own drinks! Everybody’s welcome 🙂

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