Lecture contents

The following lecture was delivered in the Winstanley Lecture Theatre, Trinity College, Cambridge on Friday, 25th May 2001.

Introduction

What is global warming?

The impacts of global warming

International action on global warming

Why should we be concerned?
Reducing carbon dioxide emissions

Can we be optimistic?

The Discussion: Questions at St Edmund's Dinner

Brief biography:

Sir John Houghton(click to enlarge) Sir John Houghton is Co-chair of the Scientific Assessment Working Group of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change and was formerly Chief Executive of the Meteorological Office. Sir John writes and lectures widely on the relationship between Christian faith and environmental concerns.