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External lectures

External lectures


20. Croll, feedback mechanism, climate change and the future – Royal Scottish Geographical Society talk

RSGS Croll bicentenary meeting 2021

19. Artists view space data through creative lens: the intersection of craft, science and the decorative arts

Edinburgh Futures – Artists residency programme talk 2020

18. COVID-19 lockdown and air pollution: the intersection of craft, science and the decorative arts

Short, Contemporary Climate talk

17. Effect of climate change on Wildlife

Lecture to Scottish Wildlife Trust

16. Christmas Cancelled!

Grange Association Xmas Lecture: 10 seasonal ideas for combating climate change 2019

15. Climate change – Business and Professional talk.

ProBus 2019

14. “Bing’s ain’t what they used to be” – National Mininhg Museum lecture.

Bings 2019

13. Climate change: can tourists easily fly ‘green’?

Scottish Travellers Exploring the Planet (STEP) 2019

12. Scotland’s Energy Trilemma

Edinburgh Geological Society Lecture 2018

11. FlossUK Spring Conference

After Dinner Talk: Can Open Data and Open Source Solve Humanity’s Greatest-Ever Environmental Threat? 2018

10. Summer course “Winning the Climate Change Battle” (UoE, Centre for Open Learning)

Brief summary of course
Powerpoint slides of all eight lectures
Additional resources (Videos, etc .doc)

9. The Paris Climate Agreement – grounds for optimism, or for grim foreboding?

Hutton Club lecture, January 2016

8. Global warming and its equally evil twin – ocean acidification:

Haddington U3A, October 2015

7. Keynote lecture Humanist Society Scotland Conference: Global warming and its equally evil twin – ocean acidification:

Humanist Society Scotland Conference, April 2014

6. Phenology: Four Grand Challenges:

Abstract of keynote presentation for the Botanical Society Conference, Edinburgh 2010.
Four Grand Challenges Keynote lecture

5. Science reporting to the public: does the message get twisted?

Twisted Poster

4. Global CO2 – everything but the missing sink.


3. Gardening in the global greenhouse – U3A conference talk.


2. “Bings Ain’t What They Used to Be” – U3A Scottish history talk.

Bings Ain’t What They Used to Be

1. “James Croll and the history of climate change” – U3A Scottish history talk.

James Croll and the history of climate change


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