Forthcoming virtual & in-person

Events

Forthcoming Events

October

Amory Lovins & Madeleine Edl talk: "Infrastructure Design for Sustainable Cooling"

18th October 2021: 2:00pm
Online - Crowdcast

Cooling is necessary for the quality of life of billions of people living across countries.

Series: Future of Cooling COP26 webinar series

'India’s energy challenge in an unequal and warming world' with Tejal Kanitkar

19th October 2021: 4:30pm
Online

Despite relatively low historical emissions, India has set itself ambitious green energy targets to be achieved in the near term. However, meeting these targets and going beyond them to a deeply decarbonized future, with a large proportion of the country’s infrastructure yet to be built, will not be without challenges.

Series: Oxford Energy Seminar Series

'The impact of son or daughter care on Chinese older adults' mental health - lessons for the future of care in China' with Dr Yanan Zhang

21st October 2021: 2:00pm
Online & Oxford Martin School

Parental care in China is traditionally provided by sons. In recent decades – partly due to the One-Child Policy but also economic development and urbanisation – significant changes have occurred with parents receiving more care from daughters.

Series: Oxford Institute of Population Ageing Seminar Series: Future Perspectives on Ageing

Panel discussion: How can stories, histories, art, and music help comprehend a planet in crisis?

22nd October 2021: 5:00pm
Oxford Martin School

Climate crisis seems a threat out of nowhere that we didn’t deserve and that doesn’t fit with how we see ourselves and our future. It’s both overwhelming and difficult to imagine.

Damilola Ogunbiyi & Kate Hughes talk: "Cooling for Climate Action"

25th October 2021: 2:00pm
Online - Crowdcast

Cooling is necessary for the quality of life of billions of people living across countries.

Series: Future of Cooling COP26 webinar series

'Energy sufficiency in buildings and cities: concepts and examples' with Anja Bierwirth

26th October 2021: 4:00pm
Online & Oxford Martin School

Energy sufficiency is needed to speed up the development of a climate neutral building stock and cities.

Series: Oxford Energy Seminar Series

Young and older people in the COVID-19 pandemic | Panel Discussion (Online Only)

26th October 2021: 4:00pm
Online - Zoom

Taking the example of the COVID-19 pandemic, this panel discussion raises the question whether young and older people can strengthen their participation and inclusion in global health governance. This question shall be addressed in a multi- and interdisciplinary dimension, encompassing International Law and Politics, and Gerontology, and in an intergenerational dimension, comprising young and older people.

Water Security for Climate Resilience: How research can support action

26th October 2021: 5:00pm
Online & Oxford Martin School

According to the IPCC, changes to the planet’s water cycle represent one of the biggest impacts of the climate crisis. This year only, extreme flood and drought events have demonstrated the sheer impact of these hazards for communities worldwide. But climate change is affecting water security for humans and ecosystems in many more subtle ways.

Panel Discussion: "What does the future hold for cities, climate change and migration?"

27th October 2021: 5:00pm   Registration Required
Online & Oxford Martin School

55% of the world’s population lives in urban areas. By 2050 this will rise to 70% - almost 2.5 billion people. Nearly one billion of these people live in informal settlements.

'Future age friendly communities' with Dr Louise Lafortune

28th October 2021: 2:00pm
Online & Oxford Martin School

Dr Louise Lafortune will discuss future age friendly communities as part of the Oxford Institute of Population Ageing seminar series.

Series: Oxford Institute of Population Ageing Seminar Series: Future Perspectives on Ageing

November

'Building on our strengths: A market transformation approach to energy retrofit in UK homes' with Gavin Killip

2nd November 2021: 4:00pm
Online & Oxford Martin School

Numerous studies and policy documents highlight the importance of housing retrofit if we are to reach our net zero carbon targets. Compared with where it needs to get to, the market for retrofit remains tiny.

Series: Oxford Energy Seminar Series

Net Zero Salt Cross Garden Village study with Benjamin Mousseau

9th November 2021: 4:00pm
Online & Oxford Martin School

Salt Cross is a new garden village taking shape in West Oxfordshire, on land to the north of the A40 near the village of Eynsham. Salt Cross will be an exemplar for net zero carbon, energy positive development.

Series: Oxford Energy Seminar Series

'Pathways to a zero carbon Oxfordshire' with Sam Hampton

23rd November 2021: 4:00pm
Online & Oxford Martin School

Earlier this year the Environmental Change Institute were commissioned by a consortium of Oxfordshire-based organisations, including all six local authorities and the Local Enterprise Partnership to provide an evidence-based analysis of Oxfordshire’s potential to eradicate carbon emissions from the economy.

Series: Oxford Energy Seminar Series

December

LEAP Conference 2021

6th December 2021: 10:30am
Mathematical Institute

The fourth LEAP conference, sponsored by the Wellcome Trust Our Planet Our Health programme, will take place on the 6th December 2021.