Towards a zero-carbon society – 29 October 2016


Ceratonia Foundation, in collaboration with the Department of Sociology, University of Malta, invites you to participate in this half day seminar which will take place on Saturday 29 October, 9am-1pm at the Faculty of Arts Library, University of Malta. To register for participation in this conference please email


0900h Registration

0920h Introduction

0930h Prof Edward Mallia – Towards a Low Carbon Economy

0945h Discussion

1000h Dr Simon Mizzi – The car dysfunction – The viability of car transport in densely populated areas – A systems engineering perspective

1015h Discussion

1030h Coffee Break

1100h Dr Michael Briguglio & Dr Maria Brown – 5 Years later: A civil society perspective of sustainable energy policy and green jobs in Malta as a Small EU State

1115h Discussion

1130h Glenn Formosa & Dr Marie Briguglio – When households go solar: the determinants of uptake of a photovoltaic scheme

1145h Discussion

1200h Dr Mario V. Balzan – Providing Nature-Based Solutions for Malta’s Sustainable Development

1215h Discussion

1230h Skype link with
Dr Amrita Sen & Professor Sarmistha Pattanaik – The discourse of political ecology, conservation and conflicts in the protected areas: a case study on Sundarban, India

1240h Skype link with
Dr Sana Huque – Questioning conversion of East Kolkata Wetlands from perspective of (un)sustainable development

1300h Ends

To register for participation in this conference please email

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