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Free flights and accommodations Later in the Year (probably) for green activists to go to protests pre December's COP in Paris

July 7-10th : WARM UP to COP21
@Paris Our Common Future Under Climate Change
This four-day Conference is the largest forum for the scientific community to come together ahead of the COP21 of the UNFCCC in 2015.

- October 19, 2015 - Canadian elections (Federal election dates are fixed in Canada. Voters go to the polls on the 3rd Monday in October every 4 years)( Other world elections)

- COP 21 Paris, 30 November - 11 December 2015 www.unfccc.int
official COP 21 site in English/Fr/Sp
- The UK government's Paris 2015 PDF
(schedule of 2015 (UN events United Nations Framework on Climate Change)

My Google Calendar of Skeptic Events

Apr 20, 2015 at 12:10 PM | Registered Commenterstewgreen

June 1, Monday, in Winchester
Talk : The "Rejected" Severn Barrage Project (rejected by gov in 2013)
by Tony Pryor CBE, Former CEO of Hafren Power
@The Winchester Discovery Centre .. FREE/donation
7:45 PM to 9:15 PM ....drinks from 7.15pm, and second drinks break at 8.30pm
a Cafe Scientifique event

Apr 20, 2015 at 12:19 PM | Registered Commenterstewgreen

May 2 Electric and Plug-In Hybrid Vehicles Show
Saturday, 10:30-3:00pm FREE
@Newbury College
by the West Berkshire Green Exchange

Apr 21, 2015 at 2:04 PM | Registered Commenterstewgreen

Thursday 23rd April Lies, Damned Lies and Statistics: How We Get Science Coverage Wrong
@ Manchester 19:30
- oh hang on It's David Grimes' talk ...a lot of climate lunacy when I saw it 10 months ago (poor guy ..wonder if he's corrected it ?)
QED FRINGE. Dr. David Robert Grimes will investigates the glaring disconnect between the actual findings of science and media reporting of such topic. Hosted by the Greater Manchester Skeptics. No ticket required, just turn up!
Bar21mcr, Thomas Street, Manchester.

highlights of QED proper (soldout..maybe you can sneak in)
Saturday 25th April : 13:00 - 13:50 Scapegoats, Cults, and Moral Panics.
What we can learn from witch-hunts and ‘satanic panics’. Featuring Victoria Stiles, Martin Poulter, Rosie Waterhouse, and Christopher French. Chair: Deborah Hyde.

Sunday 26th April
11:10 - 12:00 Dame Sue Ion What chance for meeting climate change targets without nuclear power?
The Alan Turing Room
Daring to Disagree: How should we go about engaging with people we disagree with? Featuring Matt Dillahunty, Aron Ra, Michael Marshall, and Mitch Benn. Chair: Mike Hall
The Supergrizzly Room

Apr 21, 2015 at 2:30 PM | Registered Commenterstewgreen

Circling the Square, Nottingham, 22-23 June.

The theme of the meeting is science, the public, the media, policy.

Keynote speakers (hour-long talks) include Mike Hulme.

Panel speakers (5 minute talk plus panel-audience discussion) include Judith Curry, Leo Hickman, Hans von Storch, and Ben Pile.

If you register before 15 May it's £40. Last year's meeting was good though it did not deal with climate as much as as it looks like this year's will. Videos here including Roger Pielke Jr and Felicity Mellor.

May 5, 2015 at 2:05 PM | Registered CommenterPaul Matthews

Saturday 11th July There are 2 FREE open days in the Thames Valley
#1 Harwell
#2 Univ. Reading: "Dept of of Meteorology

Harwell Open Day FREE ... pdf brochure
"inviting the public to visit and explore our amazing science and technology. This unique event will enable visitors to access all areas and learn about the UK’s involvement in space explorations, exciting experiments with powerful X-rays and neutrons, supercomputing and much more."
- also if you want there is a coach from Reading main train station at 10 am and then depart Harwell Campus at 2pm with expected arrival at Reading by 3pm, for just £5 per person. to secure your place on the coach please email ceri.brenner@stfc.ac.uk

Saturday, July 11, 2015
Univ. Reading: "Dept of of Meteorology - Open Event"
10:30 AM to 5:00 PM

The University of Reading’s department of Meteorology is celebrating its 50th anniversary as a world leading centre for weather and climate research.
Admission is free, but advance booking is required as places are limited. (does that means its fullif you say you are a skeptic?)
To book a place for this event, please visit:
www.met.reading.ac.uk

Jul 5, 2015 at 2:49 PM | Registered Commenterstewgreen