Grantham Centre Festival of Debate 2019

Learn more about some of the biggest challenges facing our planet, and how they might be solved, with the Grantham Centre Festival of Debate 2019.

Throughout May, PhD students at the Grantham Centre for Sustainable Futures are hosting a series of free events with expert speakers from business, academia and civic society.
Further information, including speakers and ticket links

Events programme:

Sustainable palm oil: utopia or reality?
In association with Festival of Debate
Thursday 2 May, 6pm-8pm
Lecture Theatre 6, The Diamond


'But raiding the Earth is free?': The Importance of a Circular Economy
In association with Festival of Debate
Thursday 16 May, 5.30pm-7pm
Lecture Theatre 2, Hicks Building


"Honey, I Shrunk the Economy!"
Friday 17 May, 6pm-8pm
Lecture Theatre 2, The Diamond


Climate Justice: How is Global Warming a Racial Issue?
In association with Festival of Debate and University of Sheffield Sustainability Committee
Friday 10 May, 6pm-8pm
Lecture Theatre 1, The Diamond
Tickets for this event


Grantham Scholars are also involved in 'Our Planet' Hub Day, which takes place on Saturday 11 May, 11.30am-6.30pm
Further information about this event
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