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Through our online community, free and open to all, we will build truly global and inclusive participation in the Forum for Global Challenges.

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Join us for a unique programme of events and discussion, as we build towards the inaugural Forum in Birmingham, 3 - 5 May 2022.

The Forum for Global Challenges is an ambitious international conference that will generate and share solutions to some of the most pressing challenges faced by our planet and its people, from climate change and destruction of the natural world, to poverty and rising inequalities, and the effects of the global pandemic.

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    Dear Colleagues, This article contributes new insights on the impact of cultured meat on the sustainable development goals: https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0924224422001339 ... More

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    What can we do as individuals, in our own lives and the spaces we interact with (whether work or leisure) to move towards a circular economy? The Circularity Gap Report 2022, published recently by the ... More

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    In this article from the Conversation, experts from around the world give their reaction to the outcomes of this year's UN climate summit, COP26, including the Glasgow Climate Pact agreed by all 197 countries ... More

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    Just in case you missed it yesterday, 7th October, the Queen's Baton Relay of the 2022 Commonwealth Games kicked off! The University of Birmingham will join some of the celebrations during the route and ... More

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    I came across this great resource today via Twitter - Our World in Data - which among other things looks at the contribution of different sectors to deforestation. Beef, soy and palm oil are responsible ... More

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    Strategies and pathways that can make Indian agriculture resilient and sustainable in a changing climate By Arabinda K Padhee , Anthony Whitbread ...

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    The Africa Centre of Excellence for Sustainable Cooling and Cold Chain (ACES) is set to scale-up its work and develop a pan-continental network of outreach ...

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    This blog was originally posted on the University of Birmingham website COP26, the UN Climate Change Conference in Glasgow, concluded on 13 November ...

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    The Resilient Cities theme of the Institute for Global Innovation (IGI) organized a series of online webinars in March 2021 to explore the links between ...

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