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Sustainability Week 27th Nov - 1st Dec

by Sinead English on 2023-11-27T09:48:00+00:00 in Civil Engineering, Community Studies, Engineering, Film and Media Production, LEAP Online, Medical Biology, Sustainability, Sustainable and Electric Vehicle Engineering | 0 Comments

What the Library has done so far to look at sustainability:

  • Celebrated Green Libraries Week 2nd - 8th Oct

  • Hosted a permanent sustainability guide on the Library webpage *access here*

  • Created a resource list for Sustainability Week *access here*

  • Held displays on available Library resources on the topic of sustainability, environment and climate change



What to look out for:

*NEW* LEAP Online module - Climate Change

Developed by David Howard (Academic Skills Co-ordinator) in collaboration with Gideon Marriott (Regulatory Compliance Support Officer), Amie Atkinson (Student Engagement Coordinator), and Graeme Pres
cott (eLearning Trainer), designed to support students personal development and will be mapped against GAME

‘Climate change is one of the biggest challenges humanity is facing today. Rising global temperatures have detrimental effects to the environment and consequently human health and resources.

In this module we will look at the science behind climate change to determine the causes, the effects and the possible solutions.

By the end of this module and assessment students will have a confident understanding of:

  • Climate change, the role of carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gases
  • How human activity is affecting the climate
  • What can be done to reduce our effect on the planet
  • The regulation and frameworks around climate action’


You can access the module here


Film screening and discussion

Richard Wyatt (Academic Librarian for Arts and Research) will be hosting the event on Wednesday 29th November, in Group Study Room 2. The film to be screened is 'Doughnut
Economics' by Kate Raworth.

'Doughnut Economics' is a revolutionary concept by Kate Raworth that reimagines our future! Dive into a world where economics meets sustainability, creating a balance that nurtures humanity within our planet's limits. Don't miss this chance to explore how we can transform society and live within a 'doughnut' - ensuring prosperity without compromising our Earth!

To register for the film screening, click here


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