Face2Face art exhibition > portraits of IPCC scientists
Cafe Scientifique > Prof Richard Betts of the Met Office > "The 2 degree limit - dumbing down or useful approximation?"
“Someone must do something" > Dr Ewan Woodley of Exeter University > “Climate change, natural hazards and public understandings of risk and resilience.”
Rob Hopkins and the Atmos Project > practical ideas for the local community and economy
Matt Harvey and the Element in the Room > stand-up comedian and perfomance poet
Coastal Communities and their Local Economies > with the New Economics Foundation and the Norman Lockyer Observatory
Vision Group for Sidmouth - Climate Week 2015
Meanwhile in London, the Ecobuild will be starting up - and will be considering the same issues:
Excitement building for 'Ecobuild' 2015
13 February 2015
With the elections just weeks away, renewable energy members will much to discuss at the 2015 Ecobuild show, set to take place 3–5 March at London’s ExCeL exhibition centre.
Ecobuild, billed by organizers as the “world'’ leading sustainable design, construction and energy event, promises to offer the full spate of programming, including informative educational sessions, roundtable discussions, product showcase and exhibition, as well as a few special networking events.
More than 44,000 sustainable built environment professionals representing the sustainable design, construction and energy marketplace for new build, refurb, commercial and domestic buildings are expected.
According to the trade website 'World Cement', the annual trade fair on 'sustainable design, construction and energy' will have some high-profile speakers:
Energy and Climate Change Minister to keynote Ecobuild 2015
Ecobuild has unveiled its full conference programme with a host of big name industry and Westminster speakers:
- Ed Davey, Secretary of State for Energy & Climate Change.
- Natalie Bennett, Head of the Green Party.
- Lord John Prescott, former Deputy Prime Minister and UK negotiator for the Kyoto Protocol on climate change.
- Alistair Campbell, former British PM spokesman.
The Ecobuild organisers have given particular focus, however, on a different line up - and they will be considering how climate change will be effecting flooding: