Environment & Technology Group*
Environment + Technology
Meeting: 2nd Wednesdays starting 2.15pm
At: Bedhampton Community Centre
Cost: £2.00 per meeting
Contacts; John Worley, email@example.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.
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
Unflushables. What shouldn’t be flushed down toilets and sinks. Their impact on the environment and homes. Matt Collins, Southern Water
The Final Straw. How to reduce the amount of single use plastics entering our local seas. Bianca Carr from The Final Straw Solent Campaign.
Science Denialism. Maureen Villar - from vaccines to climate change: psychological, political and economic motivations behind denial.
Transforming Hayling Seafront. Andrew Biltcliffe, Head of Regeneration at Havant Borough Council
Defending Portsmouth from sea-level rise. Caroline Timlett, East Solent Coastal Partnership
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