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On 29th November 2011, a public debate and question time in Bangor University, devoted to Climate Change science was chaired by Adam Walton. It was recorded live for the BBC Wales Science Cafe programme that was broadcast on 6th December.

Listen to a recording of the show – Run time 27m 8s

C3W Outreach Officer Saskia Pagella managed the lecture series project for C3W and organised the public debate,  the panel for which was:

Preceding the event Jane Davidson, former Minister for Environment in the Welsh Government, gives the final lecture on ‘The Role of Education in Climate Change’

Preceding the event Jane Davidson, former Minister for Environment in the Welsh Government, gives the final lecture on ‘The Role of Education in Climate Change’

  • Sir John Houghton: C3W Chief Scientific Advisor and former chair of Scientific Assessment for the UN’s Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change which received the Nobel Peace Prize in 2007;
  • Jane Davidson: Former AM and Minister for Environment and Sustainability in Wales, Jane is now Director of INSPIRE, a new institute at Trinity St. David University;
  • Professor James Scourse: Director of the Climate Change Consortium of Wales and Professor of Marine Geology at the School of Ocean Sciences at Bangor University;
  • Dr. Clive Walmsley: Environmental Impacts Advisor at the Countryside Council for Wales, Clive leads CCW’s work on climate change;
  • Dr. Lorraine Whitmarsh: Lecturer in the School of Psychology at Cardiff University. Lorraine’ s research specialism is the public understanding of climate change.

The press release for this event is available here