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COP26 International Development: Justice and Climate Change With David Brown & Diana Jimenez Thomas Rodriguez From University of East Anglia

8th November 2021 @ 10:30 - 11:15



The climate is in crisis and we need to change the way we interact with the landscapes we live in. But who gets to decide how that change is made? Who do we listen to, and why? And how do we make change fair?

In this interactive workshop, we’ll begin from a case study from Highland Scotland – where deer are causing conflict. And we’ll use it as springboard to start grappling with questions at the heart of the search for environmental justice.

Lecturer Profile (Please Click): David Brown & Diana Jimenez Thomas Rodriguez

Curriculum links:

KS4 Geography

  • Landscapes/human environment in the UK
  • The challenge of resource management

KS4 Citizenship

  • Diverse identities in the United Kingdom and the need for mutual respect and understanding

KS5 Geography

  • Human Geography and changing places
  • Population and the environment

KS5 Politics

  • UK politics: democracy and participation; pressure groups


This session is part of UEA’s COP26 series, exploring links between different fields of study and issues relating to the environment and climate change. COP26 is the name of the UN Climate Change Conference taking place in Glasgow from 31 October – 12 November 2021.

For further details about this great series and to see other COP26 events on offer from UEA, please click below:

Our events are designed so that a group of students can take part from a classroom, or students and teachers can take part as individuals, either from school or from home. This means that sessions will continue irrespective of possible school closures.

As a live, participative event, this session will not be recorded but access to slides and other relevant resources will be given, where possible.

Suitable for: Key Stage 4 & Key Stage 5 students studying or with an interest in studying Geography, Citizenship, International Development, and related subjects. Teachers and members of school staff, as always, are welcome too and participants can join as individuals from school/college or home, or as a group from school/college.

Preparation/Pre-Reading: Students are asked to consider some of the key issues and any questions they might like to ask during the session.

The IT Setup: The event will be run on Bluejeans and participants will be able to join using laptops, tablets, and mobile devices. If you are joining as a school group, we recommend connecting with one device and projecting on to a whiteboard. You will be able to interact with the university via a microphone and/or typed comments and questions. Full details will be sent to those who have registered (see below) prior to the event.

Booking a Place: This is free for schools and colleges.  If you would like to take part in this event, please register your interest using the link to the registration form below:



8th November 2021
10:30 - 11:15
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