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  • Date and time: Thursday 22 June 2023, 9.45am to 1.30pm
  • Location: In-person only
    ARC/014, Alcuin Research Resource Centre, Campus West, University of York (Map)
  • Audience: Open to staff, students (postgraduate researchers only)
  • Admission: Free admission, booking required

Event details

This is a joint workshop by the International Global Developement Centre (IGDC) and YESI’s Climate Change Network (CCN).

The workshop will explore climate change mitigation and adaptation across different geographical settings and times and through different disciplinary lenses. In addition to the presentation of three short research papers, the workshop will explore possible avenues to combine the different disciplinary expertise of members of the IGDC and the CCN in the field of climate change mitigation and adaptation. A programme for the event is listed below.

Refreshments and lunch will be provided.


9:45 AM - 10:00 AM

Arrival and coffee, Alan Maynard Auditorium Foyer

10:00 AM - 10:05 AM

Welcome and Introduction

10:05 AM - 10:35 AM

Presentation 1

Paul Hudson (Environment and Geography)

“The behaviour of households towards flood preparedness”

10:35 AM - 11:05 AM

Prestentation 2

Henrice Altink (History)

“Adapting to increasing drier conditions: Jamaican small farmers in the 1990s”

11:05 AM - 11:20 AM

Coffee break, Alan Maynard Auditorium Foyer

11:20 AM - 11:50 AM

Presentation 3

Kelly Redeker (Biology & Co-lead of YESI's Climate Change Network)

"Carbon neutrality does not equal climate neutrality in salt marsh restoration"

11:50 AM - 12:30 PM

Combining IGDC and CCN expertise

12:30 PM - 1:30 PM

Lunch and networking, Alan Maynard Auditorium Foyer