Emsworth

Environment & Technology Group*

Environment + Technology

Meeting: 2nd Wednesdays starting 2.15pm
At: Bedhampton Community Centre
Cost: £2.00 per meeting
Contacts; John Worley, johnaworley@aol.com or 023 9248 3217 and Elizabeth Jorge 023 9247 0927.

The group focuses on issues affecting the Environment and Technological developments that will affect our lives today or in the future. Our programme includes talks on particular subjects and visits to places of interest.

We welcome members of neighbouring U3A's. We usually start with a member presentation on a topic followed by general discussion. Group members are encouraged to Google the topic in advance and come with questions and a point of view.

2018/2019 Programme

2018

12th December

Latest Computer Technology Trends. Phil Bunce from the Betaplus Computer Club will explore what's happening in the world of computers and what technologies are likely or unlikely to survive

2019

9th January

Unflushables. What shouldn’t be flushed down toilets and sinks. Their impact on the environment and homes. Matt Collins, Southern Water

13th February

The Final Straw. How to reduce the amount of single use plastics entering our local seas. Bianca Carr from The Final Straw Solent Campaign.

13th March

Science Denialism. Maureen Villar - from vaccines to climate change: psychological, political and economic motivations behind denial.

10th April

Transforming Hayling Seafront. Andrew Biltcliffe, Head of Regeneration at Havant Borough Council

8th May

Defending Portsmouth from sea-level rise. Caroline Timlett, East Solent Coastal Partnership

12th June

Keep Out of the Jam. John Worley, discussion on how navigation devices know where they are and how to guide us round traffic jams

No meetings in July and August

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Amble and Pub Lunch Biblical Hebrew
Bird Watching Book Group 1
Book Group 2 Bridge
Classical Music Appreciation Computing Help
Creative Writing Creative Writing 2
Cycling Discussion
Discussion 2 Environment & Technology Group*
Family History French Discussion
Gardens Gardens 2
Hooks and Needles Latin Revisited
Listening to Jazz Mahjong
Model Railway Opera Appreciation
Play Reading for Fun Poetry
Rhythm and Rock Science, Engineering & Technology
Scrabble Scrabble 2 (Intermediate)
Spanish (Advanced)* Tai Chi
Theatre Wine Appreciation
Yoga/Pilates