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People and the planet

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May
302013

17:30 - 18:30

Location

The Hay Festival, Hay-on-Wye, Wales

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Portrait of Sir John Sulston Copyright The Royal Society/Anne Purkiss

Public lecture by Sir John Sulston FRS.
 

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John Sulston FRS is Chair of the Institute for Science, Ethics and Innovation at the University of Manchester.

He chaired the working group for the People and the Planet project, a major study investigating the links between global population and consumption, and the implications for a finite planet.

In this lecture, he discusses the links between global population, consumption and the environment, and the implications for sustainable development. How can we all live and flourish on a finite Earth?

The final report of the People and the Planet project is freely available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle formats.

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