Cheltenham Science Festival Lecture ‘True Cost of Humans’
This was a thought provoking discussion chaired by Alice Roberts, Biologist Adam Hart was joined by geographer and geologist Mark Maslin and ecologist and conservation scientist Georgina Mace to talk about the impact humans are having upon the planet, what we may expect to happen in the future and what we can do to reduce our impact.
People chose to attend the event because:
“Very interested in the subject matter and wanted to learn more about it”
“Subject appealed and a strong panel”
Thoughts that people attending the event
“The subject matter is very important to me - many of the suggestions of how to minimise our negative impact on the earth reaffirmed that I already try my best in all respects. The scientific knowledge offered is useful when talking about these issues with others as I feel I have a better understanding after this event”
“The enormity of the situation and what we can do as individuals to help”
The next Cheltenham event sponsored by Summerfield Charitable Trust will be:
The Cheltenham Literature Festival on Friday 12th October at the Town Hall from 6.15- 7.15pm and speaker will be The BBC News Presenter and Author, Mishal Hussain.