Understanding the dynamics of coupled human-environmental systems is one of the great challenges of our time.
This cluster brings together members of the School of Geography and the Environment who work on the interactions of human activities with natural systems, from the perspective of pure theoretical and scientific research, to policy, governance and practical applications in resource management, technology, water and food security water, energy, and more.
The following are examples of some of the projects and programmes currently underway within the cluster:
Diagram showing the related themes included within the Environmental Interactions research cluster
News and Research Highlights
- Agrawal, T., Hirons, M. and Gathorne-Hardy, A. (2021) Understanding farmers' cropping decisions and implications for crop diversity conservation: Insights from Central India. Current Research in Environmental Sustainability, 3. 100068.
- Hirons, M. (2021) Governing natural climate solutions: prospects and pitfalls. Current Opinion in Environmental Sustainability, 52: 36-44.
- Hampton, S., Knight, L., Scott, H., Budnitz, H., Killip, G., Wheeler, S., Smith, A., Eyre, N. (2021) Pathways to a zero carbon Oxfordshire. Environmental Change Institute, University of Oxford
- Hampton, S., Killip, G., Smith, A., Eyre, N., Knight, L., Scott, H., Budnitz, H., Wheeler, S. (2021) Pathways to a zero carbon Oxfordshire. Proceedings of ECEEE Summer Study (online), 7 - 11 June 2021. paper 5-096-21.
- Wade, F., Webb, J., Killip, G. and Jenkinson, K. (2021) Scottish Government consultation on its draft Heat in Buildings Strategy. CREDS Consultation response.