Feasta, in association with the Trinity Greens presented
The Will Howard Memorial Lecture:
Climate Change: First, the bad news, then the good.
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7.30pm, April 18th, 2008
Emmett Lecture Theatre
Trinity College, Dublin.
Admission free but donations requested.
David Wasdell, Director of the Meridian Programme, a world-renowned expert in the dynamics of climate change, delivered the bad news: Feedback Dynamics and the Acceleration of Climate Change. He argued that because many feedback mechanisms have been ignored, the pace at which climate change is now …
The 2007 speaker was successful US social entrepreneur and author Peter Barnes. Peter's work explores how a "cap and rebate" system is our best bet for an ethical and economic framework to stabilise the climate. His previous career has ranged from setting up one of the first solar energy companies in California to pioneering the use of charity credit cards and ethical phone services at www.workingassets.com.
In a departure from previous years, Feasta’s 2007 Members’ Weekend was held as part of a larger event, the first ever “Irish Green Gathering”, at Woodbrook House outside Bunclody, Co. Wexford in August. The aim was to allow members to meet, have fun and get excited by new ideas. To launch the weekend Feasta hosted a social gathering on the Friday night. As with the other Feasta events that weekend it was held in the beautiful ‘Old Chapel’, for which we were very grateful as it rained for most of the weekend!