BWB Talk: #NoFly Tour

14:00 pm
15:00 pm
Pioneer Women’s Hall, Ellen Melville Centre
2 Freyberg Pl
Auckland
BWB Talks: #NoFly National Tour (Auckland) What happens when a leading New Zealand scientist (and frequent traveller) rules out flying for a year? In the last two weeks of November, Shaun Hendy will travel around New Zealand by train, ferry and bus to deliver five public talks on how we can ‘fly less’. Join Shaun Hendy and Eloise Gibson (chair) at the Ellen Melville Center, Auckland for the first public talk and discussion of Shaun’s five-stop, national #NoFly tour. Sunday 17 November 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm Pioneer Women’s Hall Ellen Melville Centre 2 Freyberg Pl Auckland All welcome, no RSVP necessary. About the Speakers Professor Shaun Hendy FRSNZ is Director of Te Pūnaha Matatini, a New Zealand Centre of Research Excellence hosted by the University of Auckland. Shaun teaches at the University of Auckland, and has been the receipt of numerous awards for his work. He is author of recently published BWB Text, #NoFly: Walking the Talk on Climate Change, as well as Silencing Science. Eloise Gibson is the environment and science editor for Newsroom.co.nz. A former Fulbright scholar, she has won awards for her writing on science, the environment and insurance and has had her work published by BBC Earth, the NZ Herald, Stuff.co.nz, the Listener and Bloomberg Businessweek.