Transition Maidenhead have invited Garry Charnock to speak about Britain's first carbon-neutral community. Garry is from the rural village of Ashton Hayes in Cheshire and their community website is a great read.
Come and hear Garry describe the villagers' experiences of going carbon-neutral, at the Desborough Suite in Maidenhead Town Hall on Tuesday, 25 January, from 7 until 9:30pm. After Garry's talk, there will be an opportunity to meet and chat with members of Transition and Sustainability groups from the Thames Valley and beyond.
Royal Holloway, University of London, in Englefield Green are hosting their Annual Sustainability Lecture on Monday 31 January at 6:15pm. This event is organised by Dr Laura Spence, one of Sustainable Windsor's founders. The speaker will be the eminent scientist, Professor Lord Robert May, who was until recently President of The Royal Society, and before that Chief Scientific Adviser to the UK Government and Head of its Office of Science & Technology. He is a member of the UK Committee on Climate Change.
Lord May's topic for this lecture is, "Best of Times, Worst of Times: Hard Choices for Tomorrow's World".