International Year of Chemistry, 2011

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Cafe Scientifique Heather Jarrett   |   added on Nov 04, 2011    |    United States With a global population of more than 7 billion, we face an urgent need for a renewable-based energy economy. Dr. Patricia DeMarco, Director of the Rachel Carson Institute in the School of Sustainability and the Environment at Chatham University, will speak.
Topic: discussion, sustainable energy Audience: general public

TalkScience@BL-- Geoengineering our climate: Fixing Earth's future? Johanna Kieniewicz   |   added on Jun 28, 2011    |    United Kingdom Mirrors in space, ocean fertilisation, bio-char… can geoengineering technologies like these solve Earth’s climate crisis? Sometimes science can be stranger than fiction! Join Professor Tim Lenton in our 13th TalkScience event for a lively discussion about why scientists are considering technological solutions to climate change
Topic: climate change, geoengineering, atmospheric chemistry, ocean chemistry, discussion, cafe scientifique Audience: students, academics, charities, government, policy, post graduate students, general public