ISF/LEC Book Launch Event - There is No Planet B: A Handbook for the Make or Break Years by Mike Berners-Lee

Wednesday 6 March 2019, 4:00pm to 6:00pm

Venue

Training Rooms 1 & 2, Gordon Manley Building, LEC Blue Zone (LEC 3), Lancaster University - View Map

Open to

Alumni, External Organisations, Postgraduates, Public, Staff, Undergraduates

Registration

Free to attend - registration required

Registration Info

For catering purposes, please email researchinstitutes@lancaster.ac.uk to let us know if
you will be attending.

Event Details

ISF/LEC Book Launch - Mike Berners-Lee

Feeding the world, climate change, biodiversity, antibiotics,plastics, inequality, fake news – the list of concerns for the Anthropocene seems endless. But how does it all fit together, and what should we do? And,given the global nature of the challenges we now face, what on Earth can any of us do?

There is No Planet B maps it out in an accessible and entertaining way, filled with astonishing facts and analysis.You’ll find big-picture perspective on the environmental and economic challenges of the day laid out in one place and traced through to the underlying roots - questions of how we live and think. You’ll find practical and even inspiring ideas for what you can actually do to help humanity thrive on this – our only – planet.

Please join us on Wednesday 6th March at 4pm: Mike will give a seminar on his new book,followed by a discussion & Q&A session over nibbles and drinks. All welcome!

Mike Berners-Lee is the author of previous books 'How Bad Are Bananas?' and 'The Burning Question'. He is a Professor at Lancaster University, Senior Fellow at The Institute for Social Futures and is the Director of Small World Consulting.

Contact Details

Name Professor Mike Berners-Lee
Email

m.berners-lee@lancaster.ac.uk

Telephone number

+44 (0)1524 510 272