Lord Prescott: climate change, science and me

Wed 12 Sep • 17:00 – 18:00

Auditorium • Middleton Hall

Organised by:
  • British Science Association
  • Suitable for: 16+

    Over 20 years ago, John Prescott was handed the reins to one of the most important negotiations to tackle global climate change: the Kyoto Summit. The former deputy prime minister had no formal science background but successfully worked with scientists and politicians on the world stage to establish the Kyoto Protocol. Hear his personal take on his experience as he shares anecdotes with Roger Highfield of the Science Museum and hear about some of the work he is still doing to ensure governments are tackling the issues.

    Speakers:

    John Prescott is a member of the House of Lords

    Roger Highfield is Director of External Affairs at the Science Museum Group and former Editor of New Scientist magazine.

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