“In the shadow of economic globalisation, an extraordinary variety of creative voices have emerged to challenge and reverse the dominant trends.”
On 16th October 2010 delegates from the European Environment Agency, Good Energy and the Centre for Alternative Technology will lead a day of lectures, workshops and discussion on the most pressing issue of our time – the need for a transition to a zero carbon Britain.
Britain has the potential, skills and natural resources to lead the world in carbon reduction. Join in workshop discussions with Paul Allen (CAT), Eugenie Harvey (10:10), Prof. Peter Reason (University of Bath), Victor Anderson (WWF), Jean Boulton (Sustain), Mark Gater and others.
Become part of the solution. Put the date in your diary!
The event will take place from 10am to 5:30pm at Council House, College Green, Bristol BS1 5TR. The lectures and workshops all tie in with the Zero Carbon Britain subject of CAT’s breakthrough zerocarbonbritain2030 report released in June 2010. Inspiring discussion on topics such as ‘Zero growth and improved quality of life?’, ‘Feed-in tariffs & renewable heat incentives’, ‘Human dimensions of low-carbon technology’ and ‘Cutting our emissions’, the day will undoubtedly be a landmark, solutions-based meeting of leading edge thinkers and practitioners.
The Schumacher Lectures, at the centre of the Schumacher activities, in recent years have attracted inspirational speakers from all over the world, including Christopher Alexander, Fritjof Capra, Herbert Girardet, Zac Goldsmith, Brian Goodwin, Patric Holden, Ivan Illich, Satish Kumar, R.D. Laing, Michael Meacher, George Monbiot, Ann Pettifor, Jonathan Porrit, Susan Roaf, Anita Roddick, Vandana Shiva, John & Nancy Todd.
“E.F. Schumacher inspired a generation of thinkers and doers, he practically generated a political and economic movement in society, it is now our turn to translate this message for the twenty first century, push new political boundaries and more importantly motivate the next generation out of apathy and into building their future.“
For more information and to book a ticket please visit the Schumacher Society’s website (www.schumacher.org.uk).