RSA: There Is No Planet B

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No Planet B - Mike Berners Lee
Thu 05Mar

Public Talk

Facilitator: Mike Berners-Lee

Warnings of looming environmental catastrophe rain down on us with increasing frequency, and only the most ardent climate change sceptics deny we live at a crucial point for the Earth’s future.

Mike Berners-Lee cuts through the noise with practical advice on how we can avoid calamity, drawn from his book There is No Planet B: Handbook for the Make or Break Years.

Please note that due to unforeseen circumstances, this talk has been POSTPONED.  A new date will be announced soon.

GOOD NEWS: Mike will still be able to open the  Climate Action Lab.

Event time: Thu 5th Mar 2020 at 7:30pm - Thu 5th Mar 2020 at 9:30pm

Climate change is a global problem – but what steps can we take to address it in our own lives? Sustainability expert Mike Berners-Lee takes a big-picture look at the environmental and economic challenges ahead​ and offers a practical course of action to help humanity thrive on our only planet.

Reviews from his book

“Bold and long overdue… Makes the complexities of planet-scale economic and environmental interconnectivity fun.” New Scientist

 

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Mike Berners-Lee

Mike Berners-Lee is an English researcher and writer on greenhouse gases.

He serves as a professor and fellow of the Institute for Social Futures at Lancaster University. He is director and principal consultant of Small World Consulting, based in the Lancaster Environment Centre at the University.

Berners-Lee's books include How Bad are Bananas. The Burning Question and There Is No Planet B.

He is considered an expert on carbon footprints and recently spoke at Hawkwood Seed Festival: Planting Big Ideas in July 2019.

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