Lord Stern will give the annual Dorchester Lecture this year at Dorchester Abbey on Thursday 16 June 2011.
Professor of Economics and Government at London School of Economics and Political Science and former Chief Economist of the World Bank, Lord Stern is an expert on environment and climate change issues and the author of ‘The Economics of Climate Change: The Stern Review’ and ‘Blueprint for a Safer Planet: How to Manage Climate Change and Create a New Era of Progress and Prosperity’.
The lecture will be entitled ‘Building a low-carbon world: the sixth industrial revolution’, and will argue that we need a fresh industrial revolution based on new forms of energy, and will be followed by question and discussion.
Venue: Dorchester Abbey, Dorchester-on-Thames
Time and date: 7.30pm on Thursday 16 June
Tickets, priced at £10 (students £5), are available at the door from 6.45 or in advance from Susan Jupp by phoning 01865 341066.
A glass of wine or fruit juice, or a cup of coffee, is included in the ticket price and advance booking secures preferential seating. Lord Stern will sign copies of his latest book, which will be available for purchase at the event.
Proceeds from the evening will go to the Friends of Dorchester Abbey who raise funds for the conservation and maintenance of the Abbey.