Seeking ways to manage global commons will be crucial in the fight against climate change

Seeking ways to manage global commons will be crucial in the fight against climate change

The Pope’s encyclical of 18 June has been widely praised by environmental groups, as well as UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon. The encyclical calls for action on climate change and for the rich to change their lifestyles to avert the destruction of the ecosystem. The CCRI has long been involved in research to improve understanding of the causes of climate change,

CCRI announces 2015 Rural Policy Conference

CCRI announces 2015 Rural Policy Conference

The Countryside and Community Research Institute (CCRI), based at the University of Gloucestershire, has announced details of its 2015 Rural Policy Conference, ‘Countryside Values for the 21st Century’, which will examine how topics once confined to the countryside, such as farming and food and environmental and climate management, have now become matters of wider and more pressing societal concerns.