George Monbiot on Second Nature

In the next event in the series, George Monbiot, British environmentalist, journalist and author is coming to give a talk on Second Nature on Thursday. For those of you that don’t know him, George is the author of Heat: How we can stop the planet burning and his talk will cover all his ideas about what needs to be done, including a 90% reduction in carbon emissions, if we’re to avoid reaching the tipping point.  Read more

Second Nature Patents talk: Rescheduled

For anyone who wasn’t aware: unfortunately this week’s Second Nature event, “The Importance of Patents to Scientists” was cancelled at the last minute when Second Life underwent a slight meltdown and none of us, including the speaker, Sue Scott, were able to reliably connect to Second Life. I would like to apologise to everyone who came and waited with us so patiently, and most of all Sue herself.  Read more