How the Planet can Survive the Age of Humans

Thursday, October 17, 2013 10:00to11:30
Centennial Centre Ceilidh, 21111 Lakeshore Road, St Anne de Bellevue, QC, H9X 3V9, CA

A seminar by Mark Lynas, author and environmental campaigner. Mark Lynas is the author of several books on the environment, including High Tide, Six Degrees, and The God Species. His most recent publication, in July 2013, was the Kindle Single ebook Nuclear 2.0: Why a green future needs nuclear power. He is a frequent speaker around the world on climate change, biotechnology and nuclear power, and was climate change advisor to the President of the Maldives between 2009 and 2011. He is a Visiting Research Associate at Oxford University’s School of Geography and the Environment, a member of the advisory board of the science advocacy group Sense About Science, and is vice-chair of the World Economic Forum’s Global Agenda Council on Emerging Technologies, which produces an annual top 10 list
of the technologies with most potential to change the way we all live.

This event is free of charge but space is limited.

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