Talk: Carbon dioxide: plant friend or foe?

07 July 2024 15:30 - 16:00 The Royal Society Free Watch online

This event is part of the Royal Society's Summer Science Exhibition 2024.

Dr Alice Gauthey takes you on a journey of the impact of climate change, such as heatwave, drought and elevated carbon dioxide, on forest mortality. Also, find out whether higher levels of carbon dioxide could in fact ease negative effect that heat and drought conditions have to plant photosynthesis and growth.

Dr Alice Gauthey is a Royal Society Research Fellow at the Birmingham Institute of Forest Research, University of Birmingham.   

Attending the event

This talk will be held in the Kohn Centre room on Sunday 7 July 2024, 3.30pm — 4pm. 

  • Free to attend, no ticket required
  • The room has limited capacity, so we recommend that visitors arrive at least 10-15 minutes before the talk. We operate a first-come, first-served policy
  • This talk will take place in person at the Royal Society and will also be livestreamed on the Royal Society YouTube channel
  • Live subtitles will be available in-person and virtually
  • Suitable for everyone
  • Travel and accessibility information and details on planning your visit - contact us directly to arrange any specific accessibility requirements
  • Food and drink will be available for purchase at our onsite café

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