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Oxford University Centre for the Environment

The Oxford University Centre for the Environment houses the academic department of the School of Geography and the Environment, an intellectually vibrant, research-intensive academic department at the centre of British geography.
The School is home to the University of Oxford's Undergraduate Honour School of Geography and International Graduate School which offers four taught Masters courses, a Masters of Philosophy, and a Doctor of Philosophy (DPhil) in Geography and the Environment.

Series associated with Oxford University Centre for the Environment

4 Degrees and Beyond International Climate Conference
Energy, Climate Change, Social Entrepreneurship and Gender
Environmental Change Institute
Environmental Change Institute: Introductions to Research
Louwes Lectures
Oxford Symposium On The August 2011 Riots: Context And Responses
School of Geography and the Environment Podcasts
Transformations: Economy, Society, and Place
Transport Studies Unit Podcasts
UK Climate Impacts Programme
UK Climate Impacts Programme Training
UKERC Energy Workshops
Water Security, Risk and Society Conference
Water: Perspectives from Science and Industry
# Episode Title Description People Date
51 Avoiding a 4+ degree world: A challenge for democracy Second presentation of session 10 of the 4 Degrees international climate conference. Bertrand Guillaume 27 Nov 2009
50 Global emission pathways Keynote address from session 10 of the 4 Degrees international climate conference: Global emission pathways: balancing Annex 1 mitigation with non-Annex 1 development. Kevin Anderson 27 Nov 2009
49 The role of international transportation sectors in climate stabilization Fourth presentation of session 9 of the 4 Degrees international climate conference. Holly Preston 27 Nov 2009
48 Beyond 4 degrees: should we reconsider our options? Third presentation of session 9 of the 4 Degrees international climate conference. Rob Swart 27 Nov 2009
47 The implications of a 4 degrees plus warming for adaptation strategies in the UK Fourth session of session 8 (Adaptation) of the 4 Degrees international climate conference: The implications of a 4 degrees plus warming for adaptation strategies in the UK: Time to Change? Lisa Horrocks 25 Nov 2009
46 Nature Conservation in a 4 degrees plus world - a luxury or a necessity? Third presentation of session 8 (Adaptation) of the 4 Degrees international climate conference. Michael Morecroft 25 Nov 2009
45 How adaptation decision-making is affected by the potential for 4 degrees and beyond Second presentation of session 8 (Adaptation) of the 4 Degrees international climate conference. Mark Stafford-Smith 25 Nov 2009
44 One two three more: challenges to describing a warmer world First presentation of session 8 (Adaptation) of the 4 Degrees international climate conference. Leonard Smith 25 Nov 2009
43 Social Vulnerability and adaptation possibilities for Vietnam in a 4 degrees plus world Fourth presentation of session 6 (Vulnerable people and places 2) of the 4 Degrees international climate conference. Pamela McElwee 25 Nov 2009
42 Climate-induced population displacements in a 4 degree plus world Third presentation of session 6 (Vulnerable people and places 2) of the 4 Degrees international climate conference. Francois Gemenne 25 Nov 2009
41 Estimating human population health impacts in a 4 degree world Second presentation of session 6 (Vulnerable people and places 2) of the 4 Degrees international climate conference. Simon Hales 25 Nov 2009
40 Wildfire in a 4 degrees plus world First presentation of session six (Vulnerable people and places 2) of the 4 Degrees international climate conference. David Karoly 25 Nov 2009
39 The impacts of sea-level rise on coastal nations with and without mitigation Fifth presentation of the fifth session (Vulnerable people and places 1): The impacts of sea-level rise on coastal nations with and without mitigation. An application of the DIVA and IMAGE models. Jochen Hinkel 25 Nov 2009
38 Impacts of sea-level rise at 4 degrees and above Fourth presentation of session five (Vulnerable people and places 1) of the 4 Degrees international climate conference. Robert Nicholls 25 Nov 2009
37 Visualising sea-level rise projections for IPCC SRES simulations at 4 degrees or above Third presentation of the fifth session (Vulnerable people and places 1) of the 4 Degrees international climate conference. Diogo de Gusmao 25 Nov 2009
36 Sea-level rise in a 4 degree world Second presentation of the fifth session (Vulnerable people and places 1) of the 4 Degrees international climate conference. Stefan Rahmstorf 25 Nov 2009
35 Sea-level rise and impacts in a 4 degree plus world Keynote address for the fifth session (Vulnerable people and places 1) of the 4 degrees international climate conference. Pier Vellinga 25 Nov 2009
34 Projections of regional impacts of a 4 degrees global warming of Northeast Brazil Fourth presentation of the fourth session (Ecosystems and ecosystem services) of the 4 Degrees international climate conference. Jose Marengo 25 Nov 2009
33 Changing climate, land use and fire in Amazonia under high warming scenarios Second presentation from the fourth session (Ecosystems and ecosystem services) of the 4 Degrees international climate conference. Wolfgang Cramer 25 Nov 2009
32 Tropical forests in a 4º+ world Keynote address from the fourth session (Ecosystems and ecosystem service) of the 4 Degrees international climate conference. Yadvinder Malhi 25 Nov 2009
31 Limits to adaptation: implications of global temperature changes beyond 4º Fourth presentation of session 3 (Agriculture, food and water security 2) of the 4 Degrees international climate conference. Anders Levermann 25 Nov 2009
30 Risk posed to global water availability by a 4 degrees climate change Second presentation of the third session (Agriculture, food and water security 2) of the 4 Degrees international climate conference. Fai Fung 25 Nov 2009
29 Crop Yield and Adaptation under climate change: implications of warming First presentation of Session 3 (Agriculture, Food and Water Security 2) of the 4 Degrees International Climate Conference. Andrew Challinor 25 Nov 2009
28 4 plus degrees: a drastic reduction in the renewable energy potential of sugarcane Fourth presentation of session 2 (Agriculture, Food and Water Security) of the 4degrees International Climate Conference. Rasack Nayamuth 05 Nov 2009
27 What would happen to barley production in Finland if the global temperature increases above 4 degrees? Third presentation of session 2 (Agriculture, Food and Water Security) of the 4degrees International Climate Conference. Reimund Rotter 05 Nov 2009
26 Adapting African food systems to a 4 degree world Second presentation of session 2 (Agriculture, Food and Water Security) of the 4degrees International Climate Conference. Polly Ericksen 05 Nov 2009
25 4 degrees plus: what might this mean for agriculture in sub-Saharan Africa? Second keynote address from session 2 (Agriculture, Food and Water Security) of the 4degrees International Climate Conference. Philip Thornton 05 Nov 2009
24 Beyond 4 degrees: impacts across the global scale Third presentation from session 1 of the 4degrees International Climate Conference. Nigel Arnell 05 Nov 2009
23 Creative Commons 4 degrees of global warming: regional patterns and timing Second presentation from session 1 of the 4degrees International Climate Conference. Richard Betts 05 Nov 2009
22 Terra quasi-incognita: beyond the 2 degree line First keynote address from the 4degrees International Climate Conference. John Schellnhuber 05 Nov 2009
21 UK Climate Projections: Questions and Answers Part six. Q and A session following the launch of the 2009 UK Climate Projections in Oxford. Chris West, Roger Street, Richard Lamb 11 Aug 2009
20 UK Climate Projections: Where do we go from here Part five. UKCIP science officer Anna Steynor speaking at the launch of the 2009 UK Climate Projections in Oxford. Anna Steynor 11 Aug 2009
19 UK Climate Projections: Projections in Practice and eLearning Part four. UKCIP senior training officer Richard Lamb speaking at the launch of the 2009 UK Climate Projections in Oxford. Richard Lamb 11 Aug 2009
18 UK Climate Projections: User Interface Part three. UKCIP training officer Peter Walton and science officer Anna Steynor speaking at the launch of the 2009 UK Climate Projections in Oxford. Peter Walton, Anna Steynor 11 Aug 2009
17 UK Climate Projections: How to use the Projections Part two. UKCIP technical director Roger Street speaking at the launch of the 2009 UK Climate Projections in Oxford. Roger Street 11 Aug 2009
16 UK Climate Projections: Launch Part one. UKCIP director Dr. Chris West speaking at the launch of the 2009 UK Climate Projections in Oxford. Chris West 11 Aug 2009
15 Water Enterprise Forum: Financing water: where will the funding for enterprise come from? James Winpenny, Wychwood Economic Consulting Ltd, talks on 'Financing water: where will the funding for enterprise come from?' as part of the Water Enterprise Forum on the 27 May 2009. James Winpenny 08 Jun 2009
14 Water Enterprise Forum: Beyond public versus private: what is the role of private water companies? Jack Moss, AquaFed, talks on 'Beyond public versus private: what is the role of private water companies?' as part of the Water Enterprise Forum on the 27 May 2009. Jack Moss 08 Jun 2009
13 Water Enterprise Forum: Regulation and institutions: What are the constraints on innovation in the water sector? Steve Rayner, InSIS - Saïd Business School, talks on 'Regulation and institutions: What are the constraints on innovation in the water sector?' as part of the Water Enterprise Forum on the 27 May 2009. Steve Rayner 08 Jun 2009
12 Water Enterprise Forum: What are the historic and future trends in the water industry? Christopher Gasson, Global Water Intelligence, talks on 'What are the historic and future trends in the water industry?' as part of the Water Enterprise Forum on the 27 May 2009. Christopher Gasson 08 Jun 2009
11 'Link' and 'Place': A New Approach to UK Street Planning and Design Prof. Peter Jones (Centre for Transport Studies, UCL) talks on ''Link' and 'Place': A New Approach to UK Street Planning and Design' as part of the OxTran Seminar Series at the Transport Studies Unit, University of Oxford in 2009. Peter Jones 26 Feb 2009
10 Some thoughts on car parking Peter Guest (former president British Parking Association) talks on 'Some thoughts on car parking' as part of the OxTran Seminar Series at the TSU in 2009. Please note: Peter's views do not represent those of the British Parking Association. Peter Guest 19 Feb 2009
9 TGV-UK: An idea whose time has come? Professor Sir Peter Hall (UCL) talks on 'TGV-UK: An idea whose time has come?' as part of the OxTran Seminar Series at the Transport Studies Unit, University of Oxford in 2009. Peter Hall 09 Feb 2009
8 Nudging people to make better choices: transport applications Dr Erel Avineri (Reader in Travel Behaviour, UWE, Bristol) talks on 'Nudging people to make better choices: transport applications' as part of the OxTran Seminar Series at the Transport Studies Unit, University of Oxford in 2008. Erel Avineri 13 Jan 2009
7 Reflections on the ECI's MSc Environmental Change and Management Students Max and Astrid give their insights on this MSc programme, including why they applied, what they learned, the fieldtrips, the students and more. Max Edkins, Astrid Westerlind Wigstrom 10 Oct 2008
6 Introduction to the Environmental Change Institute Introduction to research groups and activities at the Environmental Change Institute. Diana Liverman 16 Sep 2008
5 Voluntary Carbon Offsets Introduction to doctoral research project by student Adam Bumpus at the Environmental Change Institute. Adam Bumpus 29 Jul 2008
4 African Ecology: Fire and Ants Short introduction to research on African Ecology by Dr Kate Parr. Kate Parr 29 Jul 2008
3 UK Climate Impacts Programme Introduction to the UK Climate Impacts programme at the Environmental Change Institute. Chris West 29 Jul 2008
2 Ecosystem Dynamics and Tropical Forestry Short introduction to research by the Ecosystem Dynamics Group at the Environmental Change Institute. Joshua Fisher 29 Jul 2008
1 Climate Adaptation Research A short interview with Professor Diana Liverman about her research and work on climate adaptation. Diana Liverman 29 Jul 2008