Archive for 'John Beddington'
21-22 March 2012, Oxford: the 2012 Waterwise conference will explore successes and failures of past attempts to improve water efficiency, drawing conclusions about the best ways to get people to buy-in to water efficiency.
The final report of Foresight's Migration and Global Environmental Change project reveals that the challenges associated with migration and environmental change have been underestimated but opportunities exist.
The International Dimensions of Climate Change, a new report from Foresight, the Government’s futures think tank, warns that climate change impacts from abroad could affect the UK more than climate change at home.
Sir John Beddington, Government Chief Scientific Adviser, discusses how climate-smart agriculture can meet the challenges of resource constraints, climate change and a growing population.
28 June 2011, Central London: examining integrated policies, strategies and initiatives, at both the national and local level, to reduce waste, raise food standards, increase food security and reduce food poverty.
Professor Sir John Beddington discusses the links between climate change and the food system, stressing two imperatives: to ensure secure supplies of food for future generations and to achieve sustainable food production.
The final report of Foresight's Global Food and Farming Futures project - exploring the increasing pressures on the global food system between now and 2050 - argues for fundamental change to the global food system and beyond.
27 January to 10 March 2011, Oxford: Lecture series addressing Professor Beddington's "Perfect Storm" concept, that the world risks multiple interacting environmental and natural resource challenges by 2030.
31 March 2011, Central London: examining the Foresight project on Global Food and Farming Futures, and taking a global view of pressures on the food chain, in the context of economic, environmental and geopolitical uncertainties.
17 March 2011, London: SDUK has established itself as a leading national forum for discussing the challenges and opportunities around sustainable growth within a low-carbon economy.