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
- Kamat, A.S., Khosla, R. and Narayanamurti, V. (2020) Illuminating homes with LEDs in India: Rapid market creation towards low-carbon technology transition in a developing country. Energy Research and Social Science, 66. 101488.
- Maguire-Rajpaul, V.A., Khatun, K. and Hirons, M.A. (2020) Agricultural information's impact on the adaptive capacity of Ghana's smallholder cocoa farmers. Frontiers in Sustainable Food Systems, 4(28).
- Asaaga, F.A., Hirons, M.A. and Malhi, Y. (2020) Questioning the link between tenure security and sustainable land management in cocoa landscapes in Ghana. World Development, 130. 104913.
- Schumacher, K., Chenet, H. and Volz, U. (2020) Sustainable finance in Japan. Journal of Sustainable Finance and Investment.
- Fučkar, N.S., Otto, F.E., Lehner, F., Pinto, I., Sparrow, S., Li, S. and Wallom, D. (2020) On high precipitation in Mozambique, Zimbabwe and Zambia in February 2018. Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society, 101. S47-S52.