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Salisbury Conversations: How are you going to save the world?

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Join us for a series of thought-provoking conversations addressing the most pertinent issues facing us today, where you can hear a panel of leading experts tackle the topics of feminism, artificial intelligence and climate change. 
 
How are you going to save the world?
We know the climate is in peril and many of us experience daily climate anxiety – but what can we or what will we do to make a difference? How can the climate conundrum be solved and who are the people to do it?
 
Facilitator Clare Nasir, meteorologist and weather presenter on Channel 5. is well qualified to talk about climate issues. Clare has a BSc in Mathematics and MSc in Marine Science, and is Met Office trained, weather forecaster.

Panellists:

  • Professor Hugh Montgomery, Director of the UCL Institute for Human Health and Performance and a founding member of the UK Climate and Health Council
  • Dr Ruth Valerio, social activist, environmentalist and theologian
  • Professor Katherine Willis, Professor of Biodiversity at Oxford and former Director of Science at Kew Gardens
  • Professor Myles Allen, Professor of Geosystem Science, Oxford and Head of the Climate Dynamics Group in the University's Department of Physics. Professor Allen also leads the climateprediction.com project.
 
Salisbury Cathedral and BBC Wiltshire are working together on Salisbury Conversations 2020, three one-hour panel discussions that will take place in front of a live audience inside the Cathedral. Each conversation will be recorded live and transmitted later, as well as being uploaded to BBC Sounds.
 
Audience members are welcome to join us for 17.30 Evensong before the recording or Compline in the Chapter House afterwards
 
Tickets: Adults £5.00, Students/U16s £3.00. Wheelchair tickets include a free ticket with a companion. Click 'Book this Event' to buy tickets.
 
More information about the conversations can be found here.