Climate Science

The Vision Group – and its daughter Sustainable Sidmouth – has been taken up with climate science for many years:

Sustainable Sidmouth

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It put on a showing of Al Gore’s “An Inconvenient Truth” back in 2007:

Futures Forum: Climate change: “An Inconvenient Sequel”

Futures Forum: Climate Change: the film

… in partnership with the Rotary Club:

VGS Futures Forum 2015 report – Vision Group for Sidmouth

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Members of the Vision Group then created the Science Festival, largely to consider the science around climate:

sidmouthsciencefestival.org/about/history

– and it has gone from strength to strength:

Sidmouth Science Festival

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One of the founding members of the Vision Group is Prof Brian Golding, formerly of the Met Office, who wrote the Vision Group Report of 2006 – and who has organised several events these last years, including:

Our Fragile Earth > Caring for the World

He has also contributed this piece for the Vision Group website:

A history of climate change: Prof Brian Golding

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At the end of 2020, we will see the UK government host COP 26 in Glasgow

COP26: Glasgow to host UN climate change summit in 2020 | bbc.co.uk

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The Vision Group will be putting on a series of events during 2020 focussing on sustainability and local resilience:

Sidmouth2020

 

   
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