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  • The Oxford Martin School - Tackling the Challenges of the 21st Century

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    From climate change to pandemics, and from food security to inequality, the challenges facing the world are extremely complex. Find out how the Oxford Martin School brings together leading academics from a wide range of disciplines to help solve critical global issues.

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    • A wealthy, healthy planet: creating green economic growth - Duration: 1 hour, 5 minutes.

      • 5 days ago
      • 169 views
      How can the human economy become more sustainable in the face of a rapidly changing climate? Professor Cameron Hepburn, Director of the Economics of Sustainability programme at The Institute for Ne...
    • "Sudden justice: America's secret drone wars" by Chris Woods - Duration: 1 hour, 29 minutes.

      • 6 days ago
      • 141 views
      This book talk is a joint event between the Oxford Martin School and the Oxford Institute for Ethics, Law and Armed Conflict

      This book talk will see author Chris Woods discuss his new book Sudden ...
    • Sustainable transport: electric dreams vs carbon reality - Duration: 1 hour, 19 minutes.

      • 1 week ago
      • 101 views
      Can we develop transport technologies that are less harmful to the planet? Professor David Banister, Director of the Transport Studies Unit, and Professor Malcom McCulloch, head of the Electrical P...
    • Inside climate negotiations: a personal perspective by Connie Hedegaard - Duration: 1 hour, 31 minutes.

      • 1 week ago
      • 115 views
      As former European Commissioner for Climate Action and as host Minister of the 2009 UN Climate Change Conference in Copenhagen, Connie Hedegaard has been at the sharp end of global agreements. Whil...
    • Inside climate negotiations: a personal perspective by Connie Hedegaard - Duration: 1 hour, 31 minutes.

      • 2 weeks ago
      • 135 views
      As former European Commissioner for Climate Action and as host Minister of the 2009 UN Climate Change Conference in Copenhagen, Connie Hedegaard has been at the sharp end of global agreements. Whil...
    • Engineering a cooler planet: Could we? Should we? - Duration: 1 hour, 29 minutes.

      • 2 weeks ago
      • 88 views
      Mankind’s strategies of mitigation and adaptation may well turn out to be too weak and too late to avoid dangerous climate change later this century. So might we need to try a different route - geo...
    • ‘We’ve never had it so good’ – how does the world today compare to 1957? - Duration: 1 hour, 39 minutes.

      • 3 weeks ago
      • 935 views
      During a speech in 1957, Prime Minister Harold MacMillan declared "most of our people have never had it so good”. Now, more than half a century later, are we fundamentally any better off? Through d...
    • Top-down or bottom-up: getting traction on climate change - Duration: 1 hour, 23 minutes.

      • 3 weeks ago
      • 187 views
      Conventional approaches to climate policy are failing to produce real results and need to be renovated. Professor Steve Rayner, Director of the Institute for Science, Innovation and Society, and ed...
    • Nanotechnology for energy: an entrepreneurial perspective - Duration: 1 hour, 8 minutes.

      • 3 weeks ago
      • 196 views
      This is a joint event with the Oxford Martin Programme on Nanotechnology

      With the daunting energy challenges faced by mankind in the 21st century, revolutionary new technologies will be the key to...
    • Enabling heart failure patients to manage their condition at home - Duration: 3 minutes, 37 seconds.

      • 3 weeks ago
      • 177 views
      Enabling people to monitor health conditions from the comfort of their own home could have transformative effects for patients, health services and the wider economy. In this video Professor Kazem ...
    • Realising human rights in a warming world - Duration: 1 hour, 20 minutes.

      • 1 month ago
      • 148 views
      What is the relationship between Human Rights and Climate Change? Professor Simon Caney, Co-Director of the Oxford Martin Programme on Human Rights for Future Generations, will discuss concerns sur...
    • "The world is fast" by Thomas L. Friedman - Duration: 1 hour, 26 minutes.

      • 1 month ago
      • 1,047 views
      Ten years ago, New York Times columnist Thomas L. Friedman shone a light on how the world was ‘flattening’; how the convergence of world events and new technologies had opened up the global supply ...
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