New Book. ‘Governing Shale Gas Development: Citizen Participation and Decision Making in the US, Canada, Australia and Europe’.

'Fracking' for shale gas is provoking great social controversy and protest around the world.  Public concerns range from local environmental impacts to the global effects of continued fossil fuel use. The development of the industry also has implications for local democracy and the ability of communities to have their say. A timely new book, edited... Continue Reading →

Research Towards a Sustainable Society

A report on the ICSCs July 4th Sustainability day workshop in Preston. By Dr. Larry Reynolds, Institute of Citizenship, Society and Change. Introduction: Sustainability Research and the Civic University Given its institutional history, much of the work that UCLan does across all its faculties is deeply intertwined with the civic, public service and professional life... Continue Reading →

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