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The FCRN is all about the conversations and about transmitting knowledge and ideas in ways that people understand and that encourage further exploration and debate. We have created this space to encourage more personal stories with a focus on new ideas, debates and collaborations. The blog-posts are written by people who wish to share something related to new research, reflections from conferences and events or just to highlight thoughts on new ideas and emerging topics of concern. We encourage all of you to contribute. Don't hesitate to get in touch to pitch a topic.

Peter Newton is a postdoctoral research fellow based at the University of Michigan (UM). He is working with the CGIAR research program on Climate Change, Agriculture and Food Security (CCAFS) together with Lini Wollenberg, CCAFS Pro Poor Climate Change Mitigation Theme Leader.

Peter, can...

What are the aims of the SRA?

The SRA aims to make UK restaurants global leaders in sustainability by helping them to source more responsibly, minimise their impact on the environment and engage with their communities....

Interview with Sainsbury's supermarket about the world's first Planet PositiveTM building in Northampton sburys 01.jpgSainsbury's approach to environmental management...

Interview with C-Tech, an independent development and consulting company based near Chester.

What is your broad area of expertise?

We provide multi-disciplinary research, innovation and knowledge transfer services to companies, universities...

Interview with the Centre for Environmental Strategy, RELU Project, The University of Surrey, Guildford (Surrey), an academic organisation with a strong research component.

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Interview with Dave Reay, a Natural Environment Research Fellow in the School of Geosciences, University of Edinburgh. He's also the programme director of the University's new MSc in Carbon Management and editor of the climate change website GHGonline...

Karen LeachWhere are you based?

Our offices are based in Birmingham, in the Friends of the Earth Warehouse , a community building for environmental and voluntary sector...
Photo of Tom Tomich TheFood Ethics Council challenges government, business and society to make wise choices...

Graphic of the soil association logoWhere are you based?

Bristol, UK

What kind of organisation are you (eg. academic, business, NGO etc)?

The Soil Association...
Interview with New York Sun Works, a not-for-profit organisation in New York City that's promoting engineering solutions designed to help cities achieve greater environmental sustainability.

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