Eminent Speaker Series. The talk on 'The Science and Politics of Making Peace with Nature’
As part of its 10th-anniversary celebration, Shiv Nadar University, Delhi-NCR invites you to its first talk in the Eminent Speaker Series. The talk on 'The Science and Politics of Making Peace with Nature’ will be delivered by Professor Sir Robert Watson, FRS on 12 November 2021 at (6.30 PM IST/8:00 AM EST).
Professor Sir Robert Watson is one of the most influential environmental scientists worldwide, contributing to multiple scientific assessments to inform international and national policies and actions about climate change. He has held senior research and advisory roles including that of Science Policy Advisor to President Clinton, NASA, The World Bank, and the Department of Food, Environment & Rural Affairs in the UK Government. He has also chaired and co-chaired the IPCC, MEA, IPBES, and several other influential international scientific assessments that help us transition to a sustainable world. This lecture on 'Making Peace with Nature,' builds on a synthesis of several international scientific assessments that Professor Watson led for the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP). He will address the scientific, political, and moral challenges that we confront in our attempts to live within 'Nature’s limits'.