International and national campaigners, MPs and academics come together to consider climate change at a conference at LSE on Saturday 12 May and Sunday 13 May.
Following a highly successful event in 2006, the International Climate Change Conference 2007 is a two day event organised in partnership by LSE, the Campaign Against Climate Change and LSE's Centre for Environmental Policy and Governance.
Speakers will include:
politicians - Colin Challen Labour MP, Norman Baker Liberal Democrat MP and Jean Lambert Green Party MEP
civil society campaigners such as Agnes de Rooij, Greenpeace International and Benedict Southworth, director of the World Development Movement
academics such as Dr Michael Mason, lecturer in environmental geography at LSE, and Dr Stuart Parkinson, director of Scientists for Global Responsibility.
Victoria Hands, environmental and sustainability manager at LSE, said: 'This event brings together campaigners, global organisers and academics. Our intention is to broaden the debate on climate change to bring about immediate and effective measures to meet the tough challenge we face.'
To see the programme, please visit http://www.lse.ac.uk/collections/environment/ or http://www.campaigncc.org/ and to book a place please email firstname.lastname@example.org See also http://www.campaigncc.org/
Mathaba News Agency
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