Environment Events

21 September, 2015 - Whole earth?

Time: 07:00:00 - 21:00:00

Organised by Built Environment - The Bartlett

Whole earth? is based on the premise that the future belongs to today's young people and that students and universities everywhere can play a major role in making society more sustainable. This exhibition of images by Mark Edwads provides the kind of evidence that students need to join the debate about their future. Join the debate #studentearth

Location: Gordon Square Garden, , , London, WC1H 0PQ

Contact: Kiran Dhillon

Email: k.dhillon@ucl.ac.uk

Phone: +44 (0)20 3108 5935

20 October, 2015 - Global energy, global climate

Time: 18:30:00 - 21:00:00

Organised by UCL Energy Institute

This event, to launch the book Global Energy, which is the outcome of the second phase of work of the UK Energy Research Centre (UKERC), reviews the global energy scene and the challenges posed by the need for secure, affordable and environmentally sustainable energy. It comes at an important moment in global attempts to address climate change – just a few weeks before the world’s climate negotiators gather in Paris to try to forge a global climate agreement that will avert dangerous climate change. Internationally recognised speakers from UKERC, UCL’s Institute for Sustainable Resources (UCL ISR), Imperial College and CIRED in France will review the options, and discuss the energy and climate solutions, in the context of the evidence laid out in the book.

Location: Kennedy Lecture Theatre, 26 Bedford Way, , London, WC1H 0DS

Contact: Ellie Forward

Email: e.forward@ucl.ac.uk

Phone: +44 (0)20 7679 9027

9 November, 2015 - Global Food Security: Adaptation, Resilience and Risk

Time: -

Food security is one of the most critical issues facing the world today. As the world’s growing population continues to put pressure on a system already under strain, and with food demand only expected to increase the consequences of food shortages, from price spikes to malnutrition, will be acute. Furthermore the many problems affecting global food security including changing climate and weather patterns, competition for land, environmental regulations, pests and diseases, inadequate infrastructure and changing consumption patterns, only add to the challenges of providing adequate and stable supply. This two day symposium will consist of a mix of plenary, panel and networking sessions with speakers from both UCL and other universities in the UK and overseas as well as featuring grassroots community organisations to high profile national and international speakers. Times: Monday 9 November - 12.30-18.30 Tuesday 10 November - 09.30-15.00

Location: G06 Sir Ambrose Fleming Lecture Theatre, Roberts Building, Malet Place, London, WC1E 7JE

Contact: Kiran Dhillon

Email: k.dhillon@ucl.ac.uk

Phone: +44 (0)20 3108 5935

28 November, 2015 - Countdown 2030

Time: 09:00:00 - 18:00:00

Countdown 2030 brings together academics and the Millennial generation for a one-day debate on the roadmap to 2030: the deadline for the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals. The conference will take place over two London locations: Bloomsbury and East London. In Bloomsbury, an academic conference and in East London, a series of pop-up workshops and installations. Each site will have the opportunity to intervene on the other, initiating a debate between locations. Countdown 2030 is organised by the UCL Institute for Global Prosperity in collaboration with UCL Grand Challenges.

Location: UCL Bloomsbury Campus , Wilkins Building, Gower St, London, WC1E 6BT

Contact: Hannah Sender

Email: hannah.sender.13@ucl.ac.uk

Phone: +44 (0)7501067310