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13:15 - 13:55 26 January 2016

Lunch Hour Lectures: The handmaiden's emissions: international shipping in changing climates

Location

Darwin Lecture Theatre | Darwin Building (link Map)
access via Malet Place | London | WC1E 6BT | United Kingdom

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

Speaker information

Dr Tristan Smith, UCL Bartlett School of Environment, Energy and Resources

International shipping is the system that enables globalisation. The way it quietly and efficiently executes its role has led to its labelling as 'the handmaiden of world trade'. But this enabler of export-led economic growth is also heavily dependent on fossil fuels, which have significant and growing environmental impacts.


Contact

Sonia Abrams
+44 (0)203 108 3840 | events@ucl.ac.uk


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