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17:00 - 19:00 24 March 2015

This house would divest from fossil fuels


Bentham B01 - Main Lecture Theatre | Bentham House (link Map)
4–8 Endsleigh Gardens | London | WC1H 0EG | United Kingdom

Open to: Academic | Alumni | Public | Student
Admission: Free
Ticketing: Open

Should UCL divest from fossil fuels and sell its £21million invested in the industry? UCL academics will debate this issue.

Speakers include:

  • Anthony Finkelstein, Professor of Software Systems Engineering, Dean of Engineering Sciences Faculty
  • Jane Holder, Professor of Environmental Law
  • Hugh Montgomery, Professor of Intensive Care Medicine, Director or UCL Institute for Human Health and Performance
  • Alan Penn, Dean of the Bartlett faculty of the Built Environment, Business Fellow for The Higher Education Funding Council for England
  • Chris Rapley, Professor of Climate Science, Director of the Science Museum from 2007-2010
  • Richard Horton, the Editor of the Lancet and an Honorary Professor at UCL, will chair the debate.


Professor Jane Rendell