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If you take climate change seriously, you also have to discuss how to transform society, not just industry but also transforming life in society so that it will keep providing welfare.

Staffan Laestadius is Professor of Industrial Dynamics. He says his work starts where Climate Change research finishes. He tells us how industrial and […]

Fracking…hydraulic fracturing… but the term now encompasses the whole debate about the use of fossil fuels in the modern world.

Professor Richard Davies on how fracking has been such a game changer for the petroleum industry, what are its costs and benefits, and why it has become such a flashpoint for sustainability. Professor Davies […]

We want to promote dialogue amongst scientists and engineers, particularly in areas where they don’t want to talk about things Dr Stuart Parkinson is Executive Director of Scientists for Global Responsibility. Talking points Our aim is to promote science, design and technology in contributing to peace, social justice and sustainability Encourage scientists and engineers […]

Anadarko's drill ship the Noble Bob Douglas drilling off the Otago Coast. Credit: Damian Newell aboard the Oil Free Otago flotilla.

Dr Patricia Widener hails from the Sociology Department of Florida Atlantic University. She studies the effect of the oil industry on communities. Talking points I study the conflict and contamination as communities respond to the oil industry. Even the threat of an oil industry can damage a sense of place For many places the […]