About the Peter Roberts Memorial Lecture series


The Peter Roberts Memorial Lecture is an annual lecture given by global experts, organised by Compassion in World Farming. Previous speakers include:


- Dr Rajendra Pachauri, Chair of the Nobel Peace Prize-winning Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, gave the 2008 lecture, ‘Global Warning! The Impact of Meat Production and Consumption on Climate Change’. ciwf.org/lecture08


- Lester Brown, environmental expert and founder of the WorldWatch Institute and Earth Policy Institute, and author of the visionary series Plan B 4.0: Mobilizing to Save Civilization. ciwf.org/lecture09


- Professor Arjen Hoekstra, creator of the Water Footprint concept and Dr Samuel Jutzi of the FAO, were two of the expert speakers at the 2010 lecture on ‘Beef, Bread and Water’. ciwf.org/lecture



Information from Compassion in World Farming

Compassion in World Farming and Friends of the Earth (2009) Eating the Planet: Feeding and fuelling the world sustainably, fairly and humanely.


Specially-commissioned research finds that it is possible to produce enough food for the predicted human population of 9 billion in 2050 without intensive agriculture and without further deforestation - good for animal welfare, biodiversity, people and the planet. ciwf.org/eatingtheplanet


Compassion in World Farming (2008) Sustainable Agriculture: The key sustainability imperatives for the future of agriculture. ciwf.org/globalwarning




Tuesday 20 March, 2012
18.00 to 22.00




La Bibliothèque Solvay

Parc LĂ©opold
rue Belliard 137
1040 Brussels

Tel: +32 (0) 2 738 75 96



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