Department of Geography
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A social and political problem – exploring the role of social science research in tackling the climate crisis
Jenny Pickerill and Matt Watson explain why the climate emergency is a social and political problem and how solutions must come from social science research alongside any technological advances we might make.Published by the Academy of Social Sciences
The downsides of posing individualistic solutions to the global problem of food security
Rebecca Fernandes examines how to combat food insecurity.
Cultured meat - a threat or an opportunity for UK farmers?
Scientists from the University of Sheffield are teaming up with agricultural experts and farming groups to test whether cultured meat is a threat or an opportunity for UK farmers.