Thursday 22 April 2021 | 6:30pm

Mike Berners-Lee & Caroline Lucas: There Is No Planet B

Thursday 22 April 2021 | 6:30pm

Mike Berners-Lee & Caroline Lucas: There Is No Planet B

£6.00 - Single event ticket
£35.00£50.00 - Festival Pass

As humans, we still have a chance to live better than ever on Planet Earth. But how do we halt the unfolding climate disaster? Join Mike Berners-Lee, author of There Is No Planet B, and Caroline Lucas MP to find out.

With thanks to the Scottish Mortgage Investment Trust

2021 is seen by many as the make-or-break year to confront the global climate emergency. Included amongst them are sustainability expert Mike Berners-Lee and Caroline Lucas MP, who have both devoted their lives to campaigning and finding ways to halt the unfolding climate disaster. Come and hear what they have to say about what each of us can do to overcome the challenges we face.   

Chaired by Jeremy Cliffe, International Editor, New Statesman 

Author Biographies

Mike Berners-Lee thinks, writes, researches, and consults on sustainability and responses to the challenges of the twenty-first century. He is the founder of Small World Consulting (SWC), an associate company of Lancaster University, which works with organisations from small businesses to the biggest tech giants. SWC is a leader in the field of carbon metrics, targets, and actions. His previous books include How Bad Are Bananas? The Carbon Footprint of Everything and The Burning Question: We Can’t Burn Half the World’s Oil, Coal, and Gas. So How Do We Quit? Berners-Lee is a professor in the Institute for Social Futures at Lancaster University, where he develops practical tools for thinking about the future and researches the global food system and carbon metrics.  

Caroline Lucas was first elected as Member of Parliament for Brighton Pavilion in 2010. She served as leader of the Green Party of England and Wales from 2008 to 2012 and Co-leader from 2016 to 2018. From 19992010 she served as one of the Party’s first MEPs and represented the South East region until becoming the UK’s first Green MP. Caroline’s book, Honourable Friends, details her first parliamentary term as a fresh, green voice to the House of Commons. She also co-edited a book on cross-party working called The Alternative. 

 Jeremy Cliffe (chair) is International Editor of the New Statesman. He co-hosts the weekly global affairs podcast, World Review. 

About this event

Event information  This event will be available to buy and watch on demand until 2 May
Event duration This event will last for 60 minutes
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With thanks to Scottish Mortgage Investment Trust