Sustainable Growth

€3.7 billion - the value of more effectively recycling e-waste across the EU

Recycling of WEEEs: An economic assessment of present and future e-waste streams

Climate change. Financial crisis. The shift of global commercial power. These developments pose tougher and more complex political and economic challenges than the world has ever known.

From farm to fork - tackling the challenge of a sustainable food supply

Researchers are tackling the global challenge of providing a sustainable, resilient and healthy food supply for all, as part of a new programme bringing farmers, the government and leading academics together.

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In the spotlight: SPERI

Addressing global economic and political challenges, the Sheffield Political Economy Research Institute (SPERI) brings together leading international researchers, policy-makers, journalists and opinion formers to develop new ways of thinking.

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Speri Spotlight
Tower pumping out gas

Paper of the month: Beyond Counting Climate Consensus

Dr Warren Pearce and colleagues argue that repeated efforts to shore up the scientific consensus on minimalist claims such as “humans cause global warming” are distractions from more urgent matters of knowledge, values, policy framing and public engagement.

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