Mark Read (University of Birmingham)
Title: Nuclear Fuel Materials and Waste Encapsulation
Abstract: After a brief comment on climate change and the UK Government’s commitment to reduce our Carbon emissions to 80% below 1990 levels by 2050, viable ‘clean energy’ options will be discussed
Professor David J Beerling, FRS Director, Leverhulme Centre for Climate Change Mitigation, Department of Animal & Plant Sciences, University of Sheffield
Professor Beerling is the founder and Director of the Leverhulme Centre for Climate Change Mitigation, a premier international Centre for Carbon dioxide removal
This talk discusses the role of the atmosphere and ocean in the climate system: How is the climate changing? How are the oceans responding to changes in the atmosphere? How do they up heat and Carbon given ongoing climate change? How is the Earth being affected by physical processes in the open and coastal ocean?
Invited Speaker: Prof Ric Williams (Earth, Ocean and Ecological Sciences, Liverpool University School of Environmental sciences)
Image credit: Pasquale Vassallo, Stazione Zoologica Anton Dohrn