‘Fossil Pensions’ – a risk to planet and fund members

Posted by on Mar 12, 2020
‘Fossil Pensions’ – a risk to planet and fund members

Press release At a specially convened meeting, organised by Exeter Quakers, Transition Exeter and members of Extinction Rebellion, people were urged to press for their local government pension funds to be divested from fossil fuels. The meeting came as Devon Pension Fund assets, together with 10 South West local government pension funds, are being transferred […]

Climate Change and Personal Mobility: exploring the behavioural change agenda for sustainability

Posted by on Mar 3, 2020
Climate Change and Personal Mobility: exploring the behavioural change agenda for sustainability

This lecture will explore the obstacles to long-term shifts in personal mobility. Professor Stewart Barr will argue for a renewed focus on personal wellbeing to promote shifts towards low carbon mobility behaviours. Such shifts include reducing the demand for travel, an emphasis on dwelling, the promotion of ‘active’ travel and ‘slow tourism’. Full details here. […]