Prof Sir Andy Haines and Prof Chris Dye in Conversation: "Building back healthier: climate change, health and the recovery from Covid-19"
21st January 2021: 5:00pm
Covid-19 killed around two million people in 2020. At the same time, the social and economic impact of the pandemic led to an 8% reduction in greenhouse gas emissions, the biggest one-year decline on record.
Lord Martin Rees and Prof Sir Charles Godfray in conversation: “Thinking again about the future and prospects for humanity”
28th January 2021: 5:00pm
In his 2018 book, On the Future, Martin Rees argued that humanity has reached a critical moment.
Prof Sir Paul Collier, John Kay & Prof Sir Charles Godfray in conversation: "Greed is dead: politics after individualism"
4th February 2021: 5:00pm
Throughout history, successful societies have created institutions which channel both competition and co-operation to achieve complex goals of general benefit.
Prof Dame Sally Davies and Prof Chris Dye in conversation: "The challenge of anti-microbial resistance"
11th February 2021: 5:00pm
Since their widespread deployment in the mid-20th century, effective antibiotics have been at the forefront of medicine saving countless lives.
"The stymieing effect of unresolved ethical issues on the conservation of biodiversity" with Prof John Vucetich
24th February 2021: 5:00pm
The conservation of biodiversity is usefully understood to be the maintenance of ecosystem health and restoration of endangered species.
10th March 2021: 5:00pm
Although its broad geographical range and charismatic appeal make the leopard one of the most potent mammalian ambassador species, it is experiencing a greater range loss than most other large terrestrial carnivores.