Podcasts of the 2011 Linacre Lectures

There’s nothing that’ll whet your appetite for this year’s Linacre Lectures like a taste of some of last year’s highlights. In 2011, for the tenth anniversary of the Linacre Lectures, the Environmental Change Institute made audio recordings of part of the series. These podcasts are available for streaming and download at their website: http://www.eci.ox.ac.uk/news/events/linacre11/. Enjoy!

Topics and speakers included:

“World on the edge: when will the Big Bubble burst?”
by Lester R. Brown, President, Earth Policy Institute, Washington DC

“Sink or swim? Chasing water security in changing climates”
by Professor David Grey, Visiting Professor in Water Policy, Oxford University, former World Bank Senior Water Advisor

“Scratch ‘n’ sniff: Emerging infections, why so many?”
by Professor Angela McLean, Co-Director, Institute for Emerging Infections, University of Oxford

“The Biodiversity Crisis – Will we turn the corner or go over the precipice?”
by Dr Simon Stuart, Chair of the Species Survival Commission, International Union for Conservation of Nature, and Visiting Professor, University of Bath

“The food security challenge: will current institutions provide adequate shelter from the gathering storm?”
by Professor Tim Lang, City University London

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