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Climate Change: global solutions for an international problem

Click here to download a transcript of this event| (PDF) Professor Sir David King, chief scientific adviser to the UK government, will give a public lecture on the issue of climate change at LSE on Monday 20 November.

There are many manifestations of climate change that have come to be commonly cited; heat waves and periods of unusually warm weather, ocean warming, sea-level rise and coastal flooding, glaciers melting, arctic and Antarctic warming. This lecture will explore the nature and origins of these phenomena and will look for political solutions both inside and outside the domain of national states.

Professor Sir David King is chief scientific adviser to the UK government and the head of the Office of Science and Innovation. He is a professor of chemistry at University of Cambridge.

Climate Change: global solutions for an international problem is on Monday 20 November at 6.30pm in the Old Theatre, Old Building, LSE, Houghton Street, London WC2A. The event is free and open to all with no ticket required

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To reserve a press seat, please contact Jessica Winterstein, LSE Press Office, on 020 7955 7060 or email j.winterstein@lse.ac.uk| 

Notes

This lecture is part of the Ralph Miliband Global Risks and Politics in the 21st Century lecture series. The next lecture in this series will be held on Tuesday 5 December. Professor Tony Barnett and Professor Alan Whiteside will present a lecture entitled Governing Disease: lessons from the HIV/AIDS epidemic|.

13 November 2006

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