Environment on the Edge 2004-5
This series of lectures was organised at New Hall in collaboration with the United Nations Environment Programme/World Conservation Monitoring Centre, St Edmund's College and the British Antarctic Survey. The lectures were held in our Buckingham House Lecture Theatre and were sponsored by BP.
The lectures and debates provided an important local forum for environmental issues and attracted leading international figures as speakers.
The following lectures were held at New Hall during 2004-05 and have been published in a booklet, which is available through College, or online at the UNEP-WCMC website.
- 4 November 2004 - The Day after Tomorrow, Sir Crispin Tickell, Chancellor of the University of Kent
- 20 January 2005 - The State of our Oceans, Jane Lubchenco, Professor of Marine Biology, Oregon State University
- 17 March 2005 - The Car of the Future - Transport on the Edge by Bernard J. Bulkin, Chair for Energy and Transport at the Sustainable Development Commission
- 14 April 2005 - Biodiversity and its role in our lives, Dr Cristian Samper, Director of the National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institute, Washington DC
- 26 May, 2005 - Antarctica on the Edge, Professor Chris Rapley CBE, Director of the British Antarctic Survey, Natural Environment Research Council.