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2005 Dr Jay Golden

An Examination of the Urban Heat Island and its Mitigation

As recently as 1950, 30% of the world’s population lived in urban areas. By the year 2030, 60% of the world’s population will live in cities (UN 2001).  The science of sustainable development requires the ability to examine and understand the implications of broad and aggregate impacts. This is even more difficult in rapidly urbanizing regions globally where the pace of change itself becomes part of what has to be taken into account in engineering designs, modelling, planning, and policy development.

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New MPhil Brochure available

May 04, 2018

A new brochure about the MPhil in Engineering for Sustainable Development is now available.

MPhil Field study tour to Mid Wales April 2018

Apr 18, 2018

The ESD MPhil students had a successful fieldtrip to Mid Wales at the start of April. The purpose of the Field Trip was to visit a number of organisations dealing largely in Development, Energy, or Sustainable Technologies mostly in the context of mid Wales.

Debate on nuclear energy

Mar 21, 2018

Debate on nuclear energy (description by Alejandro Fiocco)

New Thinking Sustainability Blog set up by class of 2016/2017

Mar 05, 2018

The class of 2016/2017 have started a new blog

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