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Next Generation St Andrews – a student-led speakers series

25 October @ 6:00 pm - 31 October @ 6:00 pm

Free

Join us at Next Generation St Andrews, our student-organised COP26 speakers series, to hear from a fantastic line-up of climate-related experts.

Our confirmed speakers so far include:

 

October 25th 6pm 

Julia King, Baroness Brown of Cambridge 

An engineer with an interest in climate change adaption and mitigation and a low carbon economy. The Vice-Chair of the Committee on Climate Change; Chair of the Adaptation Sub-Committee; and she is the UK’s Low Carbon Business Ambassador. Click here to join the session.

 

October 26th 6pm 

Caroline Hickman

Leading Climate Psychology Therapist and member of the Climate Psychology Alliance (CPA), developing outreach programmes for people struggling with eco-anxiety. She works with XR wellbeing, support groups and the Deep Adaptation Forum to develop new innovative psychological support for people in the face of these changing and challenging times. Click here to join the session.

 

October 27th 6pm 

Amory Lovins 

The co-founder and Chairman Emeritus and was the Chief Scientist of Rocky Mountain Institute. He has been an energy advisor to major firms and governments in 70+ countries for 45+ year and an integrative designer of superefficient buildings, factories, and vehicles. Click here to join the session.

 

 

October 28th 6pm 

Professor Alan Dangour

Professor in Food and Nutrition for Global Health. Alan is Director of the Centre on Climate Change and Planetary Health for the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine. He leads the Sustainable and Healthy Food Systems research programmed, researching the links between the environment, food systems and health. Click here to join the session.

 

 

October 30th 6pm 

Claudia S. de Windt

A member of the Steering Committee of the World Commission on Environmental Law of the International Union for the Conservation of Nature (IUCN). An international lawyer from the Dominican Republic who has led joint efforts with the executive, legislative and judicial branches to address challenges to environmental security and justice in Latin America and the Caribbean. Click here to join the session.

 

October 31st 6pm 

Prakash Kashwan

An Associate Professor of Political Science and Co-Director of the Research Program on Economic and Social Right, Human Rights Institute at the University of Connecticut, Storrs. His research address complex questions about the intersecting pursuits of socioeconomic development, environmental conservation, and radical climate action. Click here to join the session.

Details

Start:
25 October @ 6:00 pm
End:
31 October @ 6:00 pm
Cost:
Free
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University of St Andrews
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