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Influencing the Policy Agenda

Tuesday 2nd June

£99 (NIEL Member rate)

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Wildflower Walk

Saturday 27th June
RSPB Portmore Lough 1 Georges Island Road Aghalee BT67 0DW
£5.68 – £6.95

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Management of Extreme Events in Lakes and Catchments

Tuesday 30th June
Muirhevna Building, Dundalk Institute of Technology, Dundalk Institute of Technology, Dublin Rd., Dundalk, Ireland
€20 – €60

    
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Book Launch “Facing Up to Climate Reality: Honesty, Disaster and Hope”

Friday 8 November 2019

Canada Room, Queen’s University Belfast, Belfast BT7 1NN

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We are used to hearing that the climate crisis is serious, but still solvable if we start acting on it soon. The reality is different. Things are going to get much worse, for a long time, whatever we now do – which hardly anyone wants to admit.

This book from the Green House collective offers climate honesty. The time for focusing primarily on mitigation is over. We now need to adapt to the dark reality of climate breakdown. But this means a deep reframing of our entire way of life. The book explores how transformative adaptation might enable us to confront escalating climate chaos while not giving up hope.

Facing up to Climate Reality is a book for those brave enough to abandon the illusion of continuing normality, and embark on a harder, truer journey.

Speaker: Jonathan Essex is a chartered engineer and environmentalist. He combines working in international development with serving as a Green Councillor in Surrey.

Read more via Eventbrite…

 

Cost   More Details Free
Time   More Details 07:00pm – 09:00pm
Contact   More Details Professor John Barry


www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/facing-up-to-climate-reality-honesty-disaster-and-hope-tickets-77723784933