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Climate Change

UCL Lunch Hour Lecture: How To Save Our Planet [Video]

With COP26 in Glasgow fast approaching, Professor Mark Maslin shows us how we can save our Planet from climate change while improving everyone’s lives in this lunch hour lecture.About the UCL lunch hour lecture:Climate change is the most critical and controversial issue facing the world in the twenty-first century. Everyone agrees we must keep global warming to under 2˚C, and under 1.5˚C if possible. But how can we do this while dealing with the other great challenges of our age: global poverty, population growth, environmental degradation and global security. COP26 in Glasgow is almost upon us and Prof. Maslin shows us how we can save our Planet from climate change while improving everyone’s lives. This event is part of UCL’s climate campaign ‘Generation One’. Together we are the new generation taking responsibility for climate action and turning science into actionable ideas. Join our new era of climate action at https://ucl.ac.uk/generation-onePlease note that this lecture is taking place online only and we will circulate a link to join the event in good time beforehand.About the SpeakerMark MaslinProfessor of Earth System Science at UCL Geography DepartmentMark Maslin is a Professor of Earth System Science based in the UCL Geography Department and is the author of the bestselling book “How To Save Our Planet: The Facts”.More Lunch Hour Lecture Event Information:https://www.ucl.ac.uk/events/events/2021/oct/how-save-our-planetUCL Minds Lunch Hour LecturesUCL’s popular public Lunch Hour Lecture series has been running at UCL since 1942, and showcases the exceptional research work being undertaken across UCL. Lectures are free and open to all.#ucllhlTwitter: @UCLLHLUCLLHL YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/UCLLHL

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Sustainability

Prince William’s Earthshot Prize winners set to be revealed [Video]

The inaugural winners of Prince William’s Earthshot Prize will be unveiled Sunday at an glittering awards ceremony at London’s Alexandra Palace — in what Kensington Palace are calling “the most sustainable event of its kind.”