Transformations in Society and Environmental Policy

Transformations in Society and Environmental Policy Theme

The Transformations in Society and Environmental Policy Theme is led by Dr Alexandre S. Gagnon University of West of Scotland and Dr Tavis Potts University of Aberdeen.

Topics on which SAGES members are undertaking work include:

(i) Vulnerability and adaptation to environmental change
(ii) Individual and social behaviour
(iii) Carbon management and energy policy
(iv) Ecosystem services and beneficiaries
(v) Land use, landscapes, soils
(vi) Human health and wellbeing
(vii) Social simulation and visualisation

SAGES members are involved in three types of work: Communication…of geoscience and environmental science; Engagement (knowledge exchange) with policy makers and businesses; Understanding human processes – behaviours – in response to environmental change.