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Lab Late: Managing the Biosphere

March 8, 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

£8.00

An image of the earth from space

You’re invited to… imagine a new way to tackle climate change, at Lab Late: Managing the Biosphere

Are you concerned about rapid changes facing the planet? Do you want to hear about a movement that advocates for action, driven by the people? Well this is the talk for you!

In this 70-minute animated discussion, join Angus Forbes for a drink as he paints a picture for a new way to manage the biosphere – expect music, videos, sporting analogies and mild swearing!

The talk is in 3 parts:

  • The Anthropcene 1750- 2050
  • The Global Planet Authority
  • The Vote

The Nessun Dorma concept is the proposal of the simple idea that we don’t need permission to vote into existence an authority to run the biosphere – an authority that isn’t run by politicians.

Angus argues that it is time to create a global authority without national or governmental boundaries, charged with protecting and enhancing the biosphere. It is time to create a body that could remove the risk that we face, shoulder the responsibility of our obligation to protect life on the planet and create a maintenance system for the ultra long term.

For this, Angus argues, we need an authority committed to the task, given a global mandate by the people of the world and designed to ensure the right outcome. A separate authority needs to be set up to protect and enhance the natural assets of our incredible planet.

When is Lab Late: Managing the Biosphere?

This talk is on 8 March 2018. We suggest you arrive at 6:15pm for a 6:30pm start. The talk is 70 minutes with a chance to ask questions at the end. The event will finish at 8:00pm.

Who is Lab Late: Managing the Biosphere aimed at?

This talk is aimed at adults and is suitable for young people aged 13 years and over. Please note there will be alcohol at the event, which will be strictly for over 18s.

Where is Lab Late: Managing the Biosphere and how much does it cost?

This talk is held at the Imagination Lab and tickets cost £8. Tickets include the 70-minute talk and a glass of wine.

Details

Date:
March 8
Time:
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Cost:
£8.00

Venue

Imagination Lab
26 Lambeth High Street

London, England SE1 7AG United Kingdom

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