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Josie Long
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Josie Long

Nov 23, 2013

  Josie Long is a stand up comedian and writer.  Her material usually focuses on politics, science and social justice.  In 2006, she won Best Newcomer at the Edinburgh Fringe and regularly tours the world performing stand up.  Josie is a co-founder of the Arts Emergency Service charity.     When you’re talking about the Universe it brings up a lot of poetic and...

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Alan Moore
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Alan Moore

Nov 23, 2013

  Alan Moore is one of the most successful and acclaimed writers of all time, working primarily in the areas of science fiction and fantasy and in the medium of comic books and graphic novels.  Many of his titles are regarded as some of the greatest works of the genre, including ‘V for Vendetta’, ‘From Hell’, ‘The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen’ and the seminal...

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Dr Victoria Herridge
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Dr Victoria Herridge

Nov 23, 2013

Victoria Herridge obtained her PhD in paleontology at University College London.  Her current research at the Natural History Museum focuses on the evolution of island mammals, particularly dwarf elephants, during the last Ice Age.  During this research she co-discovered the smallest mammoth ever known to have lived.  Her work has led to a greater understanding in evolutionary responses to extreme climate change. Elephants are...

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Mark Lynas
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Mark Lynas

Nov 23, 2013

  Mark Lynas is a British author, journalist and environmentalist whose work focuses on climate change.  He writes on the subject for a number of newspapers, magazines and journals and has authored three popular science books.  His book ‘Six Degrees’, on the effects of rising temperatures, was turned into a major series for National Geographic narrated by Alec Baldwin. I think environmental issues are...

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