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Brighton Fringe Festival debate: Who’s going to save the planet?

17th May 2012 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm


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The STEPS Centre and the Institute of Development Studies are hosting a public debate, “Who’s going to save the planet?”, as part of the Brighton Fringe Festival.

Climate change, famine, financial turmoil. With the future looking bleak, will the United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development in Rio this June save the planet? Or can citizens, governments and businesses change track to create a greener, smarter and fairer world?

The event is free to attend and all are welcome.

Please note that this event will start at 7.30 pm, half an hour later than originally advertised.

The panel

  • Caroline Lucas, Green Party MP for Brighton Pavilion
  • Solitaire Townsend, MD of the sustainability communications agency Futerra
  • Thurstan Crockett, Head of Sustainability and Environmental Policy, Brighton and Hove City Council
  • Nick Robins, Head of HSBC’s Climate Change Centre of Excellence

Chair: Tom Clarke, Science Editor, Channel 4 News.

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17th May 2012
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm


BN1 1GE United States + Google Map