|28 Apr 2008||5:00pm - 7:00pm||CRASSH|
Norman Myers (Oxford University)
Climate Refugees: Destabalising an Unstable World
Norman Myers is currently Professor and Visiting Fellow at Green College, Oxford University, and at the Said Business School. He has been a senior advisor to organizations such as the United Nations, the World Bank and the White House. For his pioneering work on mass extinction of species, tropical deforestation, environmental threats to security, ‘perverse’ subsidies, environmental refugees, and degradation of future evolution he has been awarded the Volvo Environment Prize, the UNEP/Sasakawa Environment Prize and the Blue Planet Prize. He is only the second person worldwide to receive all three major environmental prizes.
This event is part of the Cultures of Climate Change Research Group Seminar series.
Meetings are held on alternate Mondays in term from 5pm to 7pm at CRASSH.
All welcome. No registration fee.