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The Challenges Of 2030: Criminology’s Contribution To The Climate Crisis With Dr Lowri Cunnington Wynn From Aberystwyth University

2nd November 2020 @ 12:00 - 12:45



As part of Aberystwyth’s exciting The Challenges of 2030 series, Dr Lowri Cunnington Wynn from Department of Law & Criminology will present Criminology’s Contribution To The Climate Crisis.

There is no doubt that the world is facing a significant and complex climate crisis.

Current debates within Criminology adopt a Green perspective, and this session will introduce students to the main theoretical approaches within Green Criminology, with particular emphasis on international perspectives and solutions to the climate crisis.

In addition, Dr Lowri Cunnington Wynn will introduce concepts of ‘environmental harm,’ vs ‘environmental law.’

Green Criminology is central to students’ understanding of a changing world, and this session will explore the complex dependence between humans, nature, the changing climate and its relationship to harm and crime.


The other events in The Challenges of 2030 series, which we are adding to, are (Please click):



Lecturer Profile (Please Click): Dr Lowri Cunnington Wynn

Suitable for: Year 12 & 13 students. The session will be suitable for those interested in Criminology as a subject and in climate change and the climate crisis in general. You don’t have to be studying Criminology as an A level subject to be able to take part in the session.

Preparation or Pre-Reading: There is no specific preparation or pre-reading but we recommend that students consider and discuss some of the key issues as they perceive them and think of any questions they would like to ask.

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:



2nd November 2020
12:00 - 12:45
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