Cleaning Up The Thames: Success or Failure?
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Cleaning Up The Thames: Success or Failure?

 Export to Your Calendar 28/09/2017
When: 28 September 2017
6:00pm
Where: Barnard's Inn Hall
Holborn
London EC1N 2HH
United Kingdom
Contact: Lucia Graves

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The Thames is often hailed as an international success story. Engineering works solved 19th century sewage problems, improving Londoners' health. Salmon, otters and birdlife are now reported to be flourishing along the Thames and the waterfront has been reinvigorated with new buildings. On the other hand, Thames Water PLC has been heavily fined for environmental offences that compromised human health, contaminated land and affected ecosystems. Levels of chemicals in river water are high.

Will the Thames Tideway tunnel solve flooding and pollution?

This event is part of Totally Thames 2017 that runs from the 1st - 30th September 2017.

Professor Carolyn Roberts CEnv

Professor Carolyn Roberts CEnv is the first Frank Jackson Professor of the Environment at Gresham College, a Chartered Environmentalist (CEnv), a Cabinet and Council member at the Society for the Environment and Vice President of the Institution of Environmental Sciences (IES). She is also a Senior Scientist at the UK Knowledge Transfer Network (KTN), which links business and universities in order to promote research and innovation in environmental technologies.

Further Information

Please visit the Gresham College website.

No reservations are required for this lecture. It will be run on a ‘first come, first served’ basis. Doors will open 30 minutes before the start of the lecture.


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