The Principal, College and your CR have managed to bring you a special additional event as part of the Linacre Environment Day this Thursday 5th June at 14:00 in the Tanner Room:
A discussion on Divestment will be led by Professor Michael Oppenheimer from Princeton University (lead author of the IPCC’s Fourth Assessment Report and currently a coordinating author of the Fifth Assessment Report. See end of email for Prof. Oppenheimer’s full bio.). He is joined by Dr Antif Ansarfrom the Said Business School (co-author of a recent SSEE report on Stranded Assets and Divestment) and Gerrit Heyns from Osmosis Investment Management (Osmosis is an underlying manager in The Oxford Funds).
Due to space limitations this event is strictly sign-up only. Sign up is limited to the first 50 people due to space limitations, please sign up here no later than midday Wednesday 4th June.
The event fits in to Linacre Environment Day as follows:
Divestment Discussion: 14:00 – 15:30 Tanner Room
Tea and biscuits: 15:30 in Nadel Room
~ followed by ~
Linacre Lecture by Prof. Oppenheimer: 17:30 in Department of Geography. Event full, sign up closed
Pre-drinks and Gala Dinner: 19:00 and 19:30 respectively. Event full, sign up closed
Professor Michael Oppenheimer, Albert G. Milbank Professor of Geosciences and International Affairs at Princeton University. He is a long-time member of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) which won the Nobel Peace Prize in 2007, serving recently as a lead author of the IPCC’s Fourth Assessment Report and now as a coordinating lead author of SREX, a special report on extreme climate events and disasters. He is currently a coordinating author of the Fifth Assessment Report. Professor Oppenheimer joined Princeton after more than two decades with The Environmental Defense Fund (EDF), a US environmental NGO, where he served as chief scientist and manager of the Climate and Air Program. He continues to serve as a science advisor to EDF.