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Events

All seminars are currently being delivered via Zoom and a link will be sent out shortly before each event. If you are not currently on the GSI mailing list and would like to attend, please email infoGSI@exeter.ac.uk. Likewise if you would like to be a part of the GSI community please register here.

Past events can be found here. See the GSI youtube playlist for event recordings

Seminars

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22 April 202117:15

WWF – 'Our Planet: Too Big to Fail' film screening with expert Q&A

Get involved in our panel discussion on Earth Day!. Full details
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11 May 202116:00

GSI Seminar Series: Victor Leshyk: Philosophy of Science Art; a tool for building science literacy

Abstract to follow. A Zoom link will be sent out prior to the webinar. If you are not on the GSI mailing list please contact infoGSI@exeter.ac.uk to receive more information. Full details
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19 May 202114:00

GSI Seminar Series: Laurie Laybourn: Entering the storm: the policy and political challenges of the next stage of the environmental crisis

GSI Seminar. Full details
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2 June 202114:00

GSI Seminar Series: Prof. Patrick Devine-Wright, Citizens Climate Assemblies – a social tipping point toward radical climate response?

Abstract to Follow A Zoom link will be sent out prior to the webinar. If you are not on the GSI mailing list please contact infoGSI@exeter.ac.uk to receive more information. Full details
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Other events

High Water: sharing our connections to the sea and the tides. Tuesday March 30 from 08.45 GMT. For more information please see the event webpage.

Agile Rabbit delivers events about issues that matter: ideas, global affairs, and the natural and scientific world. See their website for more information.

The Women in Climate (WiC) network host regular events. 

Archived events

Positive tipping points to net zero and how to finance them - an event hosted by GSI at London Climate Action Week 2020

An interactive discussion that explores the positive tipping points for climate action and the role of finance in tilting the scales back in the Earth's favour. Professor Tim Lenton, Director GSI, presents his theory of positive tipping points and how the finance sector can help to accelerate these; we hear from representatives of companies disrupting entire markets about how finance could more effectively help them; and a panel of experts from the finance sector and the event audience co-create the 3 best ways the sector can contribute towards positive tipping points. See event webpage

Build Back Better; how do we create a more sustainable, resilient and inclusive society following the COVID pandemic?

Free online panel discussion with University of Exeter experts and external practitioners. Recording available here.

Lovelock Centenary conference

In July 2019 a special conference was hosted by GSI at the University of Exeter to celebrate the 100th birthday of James Lovelock. The programme and all talks, including an interview with James Lovelock himself, can be found on the conference website.