Divestment from fossil fuels has increased over the last decade as a moral and financial response to the climate crisis, but is it an effective approach to tackle the severity of challenges we now face and how can it support the goals of COP26?
27 Sep 2021
Learn about climate change from different disciplinary perspectives and how that knowledge and experience may explain and inform the outcomes of COP26.
20 Sep 2021
Coronavirus and social protests have shown increasing inequalities. How are education and capacity building crucial to shaping a fairer society?
05 Jan 2021
Dr Anita Naoko Pilgrim explores the life of W.E.B. Du Bois and explains why his ground-breaking work on African American lives deserves attention today.Includes explicit content
01 Oct 2020
Who created the computer? What was the first video game? When did Apple first make $1bn? When was Facebook founded? Get the answers in our interactive timeline.
30 Aug 2019
It's been over two years since the UK voted to leave the EU. What's the current situation with Brexit? Professor Norman Clark provides an update.
22 Aug 2018
While austerity isn’t over, governments have stopped trying to scare us about the scale of their debts – thanks to a big change in the way economies make money, and economists understand it, writes Alan Shipman.
08 Aug 2018
The reasons for the Trump phenomenon and Brexit vote are many and various, but have we overlooked ways in which standard economics, by failing to take seriously the radical uncertainty endemic in modern political economies, has contributed to the...
19 Jul 2018
Alan Shipman says the signs are that the UK will exit the EU without any measures to soften the blow. Prospect Theory explains why this might be.
18 Jul 2018