Jean Lambert Spring Lecture 2012: Climate Change - from London to South Asia
Jean hosted her inaugural Spring Lecture at Senate House, University of London, on Thursday 8th March 2012, which higlighted the devastating and far reaching implications of climate change, from London to South Asia.
Jean, the Chair of the European Parliament Delegation to South Asia, was joined by a panel of esteemed speakers from the world of international development, including keynote speaker, Saleemul Huq from the International Institute for Environment and Development; Andreas Schild, from the International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development; Andrew Simms, from New Economics Foundation and Natalie Bennett, Editor of the Guardian Weekly and Chair of Green Party Women.
The panel discussed and stimulated ideas on potential global responses to what is the greatest environmental crisis of our times, before taking questions from the audience, made up of academics, students, Green Party members and environmental campaigners.
You can watch highlights of the evening, as well as full footage of the individual speeches below. The panel also gave their views on what needs to be done urgently to tackle global warming.
Highlights of the Jean Lambert Spring Lecture 2012
Opening comments from Jean Lambert MEP and keynote speech from Dr Saleemul Huq, International Institute for Environment and Development
Speech from Dr Andreas Schild, International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development
Speech from Andrew Simms, New Economics Foundation
Speech from Natalie Bennett, Chair of Green Party Women
What can be done to fight climate change?
Jean Lambert MEP
Questions from the audience