Time & Location
27 Sept 2022, 19:00
Darley Dale, Station Road, Darley Dale DE4 2EQ, UK
About the event
Bill McGuire, a leading UK scientist, will launch his latest book Hothouse Earth at the Whitworth in Darley Dale on 27th September 2022.
We inhabit a planet in peril and Bill McGuire’s book Hothouse Earth outlines an uncomfortable future, acknowledging that it is now practically impossible to keep this side of 1.5°C average warming.
He explains the science behind the climate crisis and presents a blunt but authentic picture of the sort of world our children will grow old in, and our grandchildren grow up in; a world that we catch only glimpses of in today's blistering heatwaves, calamitous wildfires and ruinous floods and droughts. Bleak though it is, the picture is one we must all face up to, if only to spur genuine action - even at this late stage - to stop a harrowing future becoming a truly cataclysmic one.
Bill is speaking about his book and he and others will also be speaking about what we can do to create a better future. “This is a call to arms” he says.
Signed copies of the book will be available for purchase.
Bill McGuire is Professor of Geophysical and Climate Hazards at University College London.
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