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May 2022 Open Lecture Line-Up

"Cultiver la diversité de plantes alimentaires pour construire une agriculture durable" with Adeline Barnaud

Tuesday 10th of May, 1PM CET

Language: French

Age range: 12+

Dr. Adeline Barnaud is a researcher at the French National Research Institute for Sustainable Development. She is interested in the history of cultivated plants. How have human societies shaped the diversity of plants and how will this diversity allow us to build a sustainable agriculture in the face of climate change?

"Abrupt events and Hothouse earth"

with Shruti Setty

Wednesday 11th of May, 2PM CET

Language: English

Age range: 12 -17

Shruti Setty is a PhD candidate at Wageningen University, in the Department of Environmental Sciences.

"Energy efficiency and the climate change" with Stanley Okoro

Tuesday 17th of May, 1PM CET

Language: English

Age range: 16+

Dr. Stanley Uchenna Okoro is a Climate Strategy & Renewable Energy expert. He has a Ph.D. in Earth System Science from the University of Hamburg Germany. His research and consultancy work are centred on Science Based Targets Development, Energy Efficiency, Carbon Accounting, Renewable Energy System. He is committed to providing information that helps students, direct management, policy, and decision-making towards sustainability, aiming to make an impactful contribution to society and the planet.

"The role of the ocean in the Earth's climate"

with Daan Boot

Thursday 19th of May, 2PM CET

Language: English

Age range: 11 -15

Daan Boot is a PhD student at the Institute of Marine and Atmospheric research Utrecht (IMAU) affiliated to Utrecht University. She does research in the marine carbon cycle and the Earth's climate and feedbacks between the two. She has a degree in Hydraulic Engineering and in Climate Physics. She volunteers at a local Scouting group, first as a youth leader and now as a board member.

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