STEPS Summer School begins
- Students for the STEPS Summer School gather for the first time at the IDS Convening Space. After an introduction from STEPS Director Melissa Leach, everyone got to know each other through a 'rivers of life' exercise.
Lecture from Prof Tim Jackson
- In a brilliant capstone for the first day, Prof Tim Jackson gave a thought-provoking lecture on 'Where is the green economy?'
Introducing the STEPS Pathways approach
- Melissa Leach spent the morning of the second day introducing the STEPS 'pathways approach'. Find out more on: bit.ly/L5VMlL
STEPS Walkshop #1: Risk and uncertainty
- On the third day, students took to the rolling English countryside to discuss issues of risk and uncertainty. After a though-provoking presentation by STEPS director Andy Stirling, the group set off to discuss such questions as: 'Is knowledge power?' and 'Is consensus a firmer ground for action than dissent?'