The lectures at a glance

Series 2


6. Bioregional Economics and Climate Change

Wednesday 9th April 2008, 7.30pm, The Nottingham Mechanics, North Sherwood Street

Dr Molly Scott Cato - University of Wales in Cardiff
Jane Avery - Co-operative and Social Enterprise Development Agency (case-da)
Chair: Dr Alan Tuckman - Nottingham Trent University

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7. Climate Change and Transport

Monday 19th May 2008, 7.30pm, County Hall, Loughborough Road, West Bridgford

Dr Jillian Anable - Research Fellow, The Centre for Transport Policy, Aberdeen Business School
Bettina Lange - Campaign for Better Transport and East Midlands Transport Activists Round Table
Chair: Helen Ross - Public Health Development Manager, Nottingham City and Nottinghamshire County PCTs.

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8. Food Futures Now

Friday 6th June 2008, 7.30pm, City Mission, 22 Lower Parliament Street, NG1 3DA (opposite Victoria Centre)

Dr Mae Wan Ho - Institute of Science in Society (I-SIS) - publishers of the new book, Food Futures: Organic, Sustainable, Fossil Fuel Free
Alan Simpson MP - Chair, Greater Nottingham Health & Environment Partnership

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9. Techniques for Carbon Management

Tuesday 1st July 2008, Nottingham Mechanics, North Sherwood Street

Dr David Fleming - Tradable Energy Quotas
Dr Laurence Matthews - Cap and Share

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10. Adaptation to Climate Change

Monday 8th September 2008, 7.30pm, venue to be confirmed

Dr Johanna Wolf - Senior Research Associate, Tyndall Centre for Climate Change Research
Charlotte Gault - Head of Regional Conservation Policy, East Midlands Wildlife Trusts
Chair: to be confirmed

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Series 1

1. Living Within a Carbon Budget

Monday 30th April 2007, 7.30pm, The Council House, Nottingham

Dr Alice Bows - Tyndall Centre for Climate Change Research
Jonathan Harris - Directorate of Public Health - East Midlands
Chair: Michael Frater - Chief Executive, Nottingham City Council

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2. Climate Change with Oil and Gas Depletion

Wednesday 6th June 2007, 7.30pm, The Nottingham Mechanics

Paul Mobbs - environmental consultant and author
Brian Davey - ecological economist
Chair: Prof Seamus Garvey - Faculty of Engineering, University of Nottingham

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3. "Clean Coal" - carbon capture and storage

4th July 2007, 7.30pm, Arts Centre, University of Nottingham

Prof Colin Snape - Director of Energy Technologies Research Institute , University of Nottingham
Dr Sujatha Raman - Lecturer in Science and Technology Studies, University of Nottingham

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4. The Potential and Limits of Renewables

27th September 2007, 7.30pm, School of Built Environment, University of Nottingham

Dr David Elliott - Professor of Technology Policy and Co-director of the Energy and Environment Research Unit, Open University
Jerome Baddley - Nottingham Energy Partnership

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5. Land Use, Forestry and Carbon Sinks

Tuesday 30th October 2007, County Hall, West Bridgford

Prof David S Powlson - Lawes Trust Senior Fellow, Department of Soil Science, Rothamsted Research
Dave Stanley - Director, Sustainability Consultancy E3 and Lincolnshire beef farmer
Chair: Paul Learoyd - Chief Executive, Nottinghamshire Wildlife Trust

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Series 1 - April-October 2007
Series 2 - April-September 2008

The programme is developing continously over time as details of future events are confirmed.

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