2nd – 7th March
02 March –Talk –“ Energy, Water and Climate Security: Clean Power From Deserts.:”
London School of Economics, Houghton Street
London WC2A 2AE
Dr. Gerry Wolff and Dr. Michael Mason discuss the DESERTEC concept (a proposed large scale solar power project) at the LSE.
Admission Free. Call 020 7405 7686 for more details.
03 March -“The Great African Scandal” film screening and panel discussion. 7.00 – 9.00pm
25 Harlesden High Street
London, NW10 4NE
As part of Fairtrade Fortnight, the Harlesden Methodist Church will be screening the hard hitting film on trade justice, “The Great African Scandal”. Also on hand will be speakers from the Fairtrade Foundation, Divine Chocolate, as well as residents of countries who grow Fairtrade products. Stick around for the evening, and you will be able to sample Ghanian refreshments which will be provided for all attending.
Contact Robin Sharp for further details on 0208 969 0381.
Talk - “The Future of Water”
RSC Environmental Chemistry Group
This symposium and guest lecture covers the scientific, financial and governmental drivers for water trading.
Cost £25.00 for members/ £50 for non members.
Call 020 8267 4011 for further details. Tickets can be purchased on www.haymarkets.com, and go to “Events”
Event. Climate Rush says “Give Us Our Money Back! And Stop Trashing The Planet”
Royal Bank of Scotland HQ
280 Bishopgate, London
Climate Rush are off to the bank to demand OUR money back from Sir Fred the Shred. We might have a flashmob on our hands. Come along and join us!
Contact www.climaterush.co.uk for more details.
“Tackling climate change at a time of economic downturn: Local, national and international action”
39a Newington Green
Hackney Green Party will be hosting a public meeting this time next week, at which Jean Lambert MEP will be talking alongside Hackney councillor Mischa Borris, Robin Webster of Friends of the Earth and Phil Thornhill of the Campaign Against Climate Change.
Full details can be found on the HGP website here:
Ealing Fairtrade Fortnight Fair
Christ The Saviour Church Hall
Ealing Broadway, W5
As part of Fairtrade fortnight, this church in Ealing is putting on a Fairtrade fair. On hand will be stalls of fairly traded food, drink, clothes, accessories, crafts and homewares, featuring goods from People Tree, Traidcraft and Fair Gift. For the more fashion conscious, there will be a Fairtrade fashion parade, and if you are feeling peckish, you can make yourself a smoothie courtesy of the Fairtrade smoothie bike.
Check out http://www.davethosting.co.uk/clientarea/EalingFairtrade// for more details.