Finance, food and energy crises: the consequences for the environment and land use change

Location: G32, Sir Alexander Fleming Building, Imperial College London, SW7 2AZ.

 

Time

Title

Who

10:30

Opening Welcome by the Royal Society

Lorna Casselton (Foreign Secretary and Vice-President of the Royal Society)

Session 1

Land Use and Resource Competition

Yonglong Lu (Chinese Academy of Sciences)

10:45

How to feed an additional 3 billion people?

Ian Crute (Rothamsted Research, UK)

11:05

Impacts on biodiversity

Osvaldo Sala (Brown, USA)

11:25

COFFEE

 

Session 2

Climate change and Land use

Mary Scholes (Wits, RSA)

11:45

Agricultural production and climate change implications

Erda Lin (Chinese Academy of Agricultural Science, China)

12:05

Biofuels and their environmental implications

Robert Howarth (Cornell Uni, USA)

12:25

The Amazon and its carbon rivers

Reynaldo Victoria (USP, Brazil)

 

13:00

LUNCH

 

Session 3

Finance, food and energy

Ian Crute (Rothamsted Research, UK)

14:00

Future of the global food trade

Peter Hazell (IFPRI, Imperial, UK)

14:20

Food security and environment: tradeoffs

John Ingram (Oxford , ECI, UK)

14:40

Climate change, energy and innovation

Peter Pearson (Imperial College, UK) /

15:00

TEA

 

Session 4

Integration: policy and legal issues

Peter Pearson (Imperial College, UK)

15:20

Sustainability assessments in developing countries

Rocio Diaz-Chavez (Imperial, UK)

15:40

Implications for international conflict migration

Ian Douglas (Manchester Uni, UK)

16:00

Living at the Carbon Margins: climate and environmental change

Michael Redclift (KCL, UK)

16:25

Open discussion- summing up

Jeremy Woods (SCOPE UK/Porter)

17:00

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