Events

  • Thu
    21
    Nov
    2013
    4:00 pmLEC, Training Rooms 1 & 2, Lancaster University

    If the science is so clear, why isn’t it reaching into the political debate? How can the evidence have appropriate impact? How can we overcome the type of denial that accepts the  facts but carries on regardless? What can we actually do once we’ve stopped pretending? What can we (here) do?If the scien

     

    There will be short presentations:

    • Becky Willis former vice chair of the Sustainable Development Commission and former director of the Green Alliance. Becky has helped to train over 50 MPs from all major parties on climate change.
    • John Foster, from the Department of Politics, Philosophy and Religion, author of The Sustainability Mirage.
    • Mike Berners-Lee, co-author of The Burning Question and director of Small World Consulting.
    • Followed by 30mins Q&A (30 mins maximum this time!)
    • Refreshments and chat (as much as we want)


    All welcome
    .The event will bring together people from across the university, Lancaster city and the local area, so that the question can be explored from fresh angles in a lively but relaxed setting.