Talks at Kew: Global warming - the ultimate weapon of self-destructionThu 24 March 2011, 7pm
Michael Fish, the longest serving national TV weather forecaster, joins us to talk about global warming, its causes and effects, and what we can do about it.
We are delighted to welcome Michael Fish MBE, DSc (Hons), the longest serving national TV weather forecaster, to talk about global warming. How it is caused? How long have we have known about it? What it will do to climates around the world? And, crucially, can we do anything about it and reverse the effects?
Michael Fish joined the Meteorological Office in November 1962. On promotion in 1965, he transferred to the Met Office headquarters in Bracknell to work on research projects. His broadcasting career began in 1971, whilst at the London Weather Centre, when he started broadcasting for BBC Radio and, in January 1974, he became part of BBC Television’s weather team. He has written numerous articles on travel and weather and acted as consultant for several meteorological books.
He currently spends his time on the lecture circuit as well as doing voiceovers, award ceremonies, writing articles, publicising climate change on behalf of Government Agencies, and acting as a ‘relief’ weatherman on BBC South East and GMTV.
- Date: Thursday 24 March 2011, 7.00pm
- Tutors: Michael Fish MBE, DSc (Hons)
- Venue: Kew, Jodrell Lecture Theatre, accessed via Jodrell Gate on Kew Road.
- Ticket price: £5 (£4 Premier Friends). Tickets can be purchased in advance or will be available to buy at the door on the day from 6.30pm (unless sold out).
- Booking Details: click here for booking details
This lecture has been generously supported by the Dr. H. Shawdon Charitable Trust.
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