Back to the Future

Event information

Event type: Talk, meet the scientist

Location: Attenborough Studio

Ticket prices:

Free, no ticket required

Carbon dioxide in the Earth's atmosphere is rising at an alarming rate.

The last time levels were this high was in the Pliocene epoch over 3 million years ago. 

What can studying fossilised marine organisms tell us about the conditions for life at that time?

Join palaeontologist Richard Twitchett to discover how exploring climates in the past can be an important guide to our present and possible future world.

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How to find the Attenborough Studio

The Attenborough Studio is in the Darwin Centre in the Orange Zone.

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London Climate Action Week

This Nature Live talk is part of London Climate Action Week, which runs from 1-8 July. It's a chance to share world-leading low-carbon solutions and expertise, and highlight what London is doing to tackle the climate emergency.