The world in 2050

Bright Future


13:00 - 13:30

The lecture will address the challenges posed by the world’s growing and more demanding population. The challenges are of two kinds: those stemming from the growing pressure  we’re collectively imposing on the biosphere; and  those caused by misapplication of ever more powerful technologies.

Martin Rees

Martin Rees

University of Cambridge

Martin Rees is the UK's Astronomer Royal. He has been Direc...