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Our first series of four Climate Forum talks in Spring 2016

poster Climate justice and sustainable development – an interactive discussion  8 November 2017

Rayner Mayer – 29 June 2016 Dr Rayner Mayer (from Sciotech Projects and University of Reading) hosted a lively discussion on the ethics related to climate change. He introduced the following 3 topics, after which the audience debated the issues. Climate Justice: In the first section, Rayner introduced the concept of Climate Justice. He reminded …

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poster Climate Change impacts on food security – learning from past shocks  25 May 2016

Dr Jacob Bishop – 25 May 2016 Dr Jacob Bishop of the University of Reading University talked to us about “What is global food security?”: future global food security which will require more than just increasing crop production how global food might security be impacted by climate change extreme weather events using past examples of …

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poster Carbon Pricing – so polluters pay and people profit  30 March 2016

Clive Elsworth – 30 March 2016 On Wednesday 30th March the second in a series of ‘Reading climate forums’ discussed ‘carbon pricing’ – under which the cost of damage expected from global warming would be reflected in the price of fossil fuels. Speaker Clive Elsworth from the UK branch of the Citizens Climate Lobby www.facebook.com/CitizensClimateLobbyUK …

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Poster Extreme Events and Climate Chanage  16 March 2016

Chris Beales – 16 March 2016 A series of ‘climate forums’ kicked off on Wednesday 16 March when Chris Beales, a local hydrologist and climate change specialist, discussed the links between ‘Extreme Events’ – weather events that can dramatically affect our lives, our homes and our communities – and climate change – which is often …

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