Environment on the Edge 2007-08
Some of the world's leading environmental scientists came to Murray Edwards College to continue the series of lectures on how our relationship with the natural world is shaping our present and future priorities.
Lectures were held at 5.15 p.m. in Buckingham House Lecture Theatre, Murray Edwards College.
Admission was free.
Dates and speakers for the series:
- 11 October 2007: Northern Ireland - An Environment on the Edge, Professor Sharon Turner, Chair of Environmental Law, Queen's University, Belfast
- 24 January 2008: Travelling First Class on the Titanic, Baroness Young, Chief Executive of the Environment Agency
- 14 February 2008: The Economics of Climate Change: Governments, Companies and Households, Lord Turner, former Director-General, CBI
- 6 March 2008: Creating a Healthy Environment in China, Professor Sian Griffiths, Professor of Public Health, Chinese University of Hong Kong
- 24 April 2008: Ocean Acidification: the other CO2 problem, Professor Nick Owens, Director, BAS
- 1 May 2008: International Environmental Governance, Professor Bob Watson, Chief Scientific Adviser, DEFRA
"Environment on the Edge" is sponsored by The Judge Business School's Centre for Energy Studies and the Hauser-Raspe Foundation, and presented by UNEP-WCMC, Murray Edwards College, St Edmund's College and the British Antarctic Survey.
Texts of previous series of lectures have been published as booklets and are available from the College Administrator, Murray Edwards College. These are also online at the UNEP-WCMC website