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Bath University Public Lecture: The World We’ll Leave Behind: grasping the sustainability challenge

February 20 @ 4:45 pm - 5:30 pm

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‘The World We’ll Leave Behind: grasping the sustainability challenge’

Professor William Scott, Emeritus Professor of Education, University of Bath | Dr Paul Vare, University of Gloucestershire

Abstract: It is now clear that human activity has influenced how the biosphere supports life on Earth, and given rise to a set of connected environmental and social problems. The core dilemma of our time is: How can we all live well, now and in the future, without compromising the ability of the planet to enable us all to live well?

This talk is about a new book which identifies the main issues and challenges we now face, explains the ideas that underpin them and their inter-connection, and discusses a range of strategies through which they might be addressed and possibly resolved. The talk will explore the challenges of such a writing project if the contents are to be both accessible and authoritative.

More information and to book a ticket here.

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Date:
Tue 20 Feb 2018
Time:
4:45 pm - 5:30 pm
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Venue

8 West 3.22 lecture theatre, University of Bath
Claverton Down, Bath, BA2 7AY United Kingdom
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