& Protecting the Planet
There is a widespread awareness of the crisis facing the natural environment. Since retirement, my activities are increasingly devoted to this, as a tutor for the Workers’ Educational Association (WEA), through Friends of the Earth (Havering *), and in guest lectures.
(i) WEA & Wellcome Trust online course: “ ‘Wellcome’... to the Science of Protecting the Planet”:
(ii) WEA course for branches (Writtle, Jan 2017; Wickford Oct 2017; Danbury Sep 2019) “Protecting the Planet”:
8: [Economics – not yet written up]
Guest Lectures for London School of Management Education: Our Responsibility for Our Environment (1) (Friday 1st March 2019)
Plastics - the Big Picture (Friday 24th May 2019 & Tues 3rd March 2020).
(iv) (*) Friends of the Earth:
Introductory talk on Friends of the Earth (for U3a, and Harwood Probus): Friends of the Earth
FaceBook page for Havering Friends of the Earth: https://www.facebook.com/groups/1652661825047271/?ref=bookmarks
These notes are based on lecturing done over nearly 40 years (1966 – 2005) at the University of East London (UEL).
The notes cover mainly political philosophy (including my own views), and the study of social movements.