Science and Environment

ONLINE EVENT - Thursday 19th November 19:00pm

A Sea Of Scandals

Panel Discussion A second in our environmental series in conjunction with Clear Public Space ‘A Sea Of Scandals’ delves into the practices of overfishing, legally endorsed by the government in what are marine protected areas. The Southern North Sea MPA was one of those fished and was created to safeguard porpoises, which are especially threatened […]


Tuesday 26 April 2016, 7:00 PM

The Dark Links with Illegal Wildlife Trafficking

A panel of explorers, scientists, journalists and experts explore the dark links between illegal wildlife trafficking and terrorism in the latest in the series of events in partnership with the Scientific Exploration Society (SES).


Wednesday 11 November 2015, 7:00 PM

Exploration at the Frontline: Water Wars – Is a Drying World Stoking the Migration Crisis?

For our fourth in a series of events in collaboration with the Scientific Exploration Society, we will be exploring the relationship between water shortages and the large population movements we are seeing today. We will be looking at how the effects of climate change are being seen across the Middle East and North Africa, the supply and control of water in the region, and the technologies that are being developed to combat the problem.


Tuesday 9 June 2015, 7:00 PM

Exploration in the Arctic: Past, Present and Future

Continuing the Exploration at the Frontline collaboration between the Frontline Club and the Scientific Exploration Society, BBC Science editor David Shukman will chair a panel of explorers, scientists, reporters and experts to better understand how Arctic exploration has changed over the years.


Tuesday 21 April 2015, 7:00 PM

Brazil’s Water Crisis: A Case of Rain or Rainforests?

Sao Paulo, one of the largest cities in the world, may run out of water in the next few months leaving 20 million people high and dry. Who is to blame? Incompetent politicians, unpredictable weather patterns or the wholesale destruction of Amazonia’s rainforests? Join us for the second in a series of events held in partnership with The Scientific Exploration Society, as we bring together explorers, scientists and journalists to examine the water shortage in Brazil and debate the wider questions about global water security.


Thursday 20 November 2014, 7:00 PM

Exploration at the Frontline

Members of the Frontline Club, the Scientific Exploration Society and all those with a wish to add value and purpose to their travels are invited to a special evening to introduce a new collaboration and to meet some of the foremost pioneering explorers of our time.

With both journalists and explorers operating in high-risk environments with the shared objectives of investigating issues and reporting findings, these two communities, represented by The Scientific Exploration Society and the Frontline Club, are launching an exciting new initiative to begin working more closely together.


August 24, 2011 7:00 PM

In The Picture: China’s New Energy Pioneers with Toby Smith

Photographer Toby Smith recently spent two months in China producing his latest project China’s New Energy Pioneers. Across 11 provinces, his work took him to coal mines, wind farms and hydro-electric plants as he captured the landscapes and people implementing the Communist Party’s latest Five Year Plan. The plan, announced in March 2011, is significant in its attempts to slow economic growth and address escalating energy and environmental problems. Moderated by Jim Footner of Greenpeace.


May 11, 2011 7:00 PM

World’s oceans in crisis: What can be done?

The world’s oceans are in a state of crisis and decline, with the continuing affliction of climate change, overfishing and other pressures.

The Fish Fight campaign fronted Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall and Sir David Attenborough’s Horizon on The Death of the Oceans? have put the spotlight on the state of our oceans. Ahead of the release of new scientific findings from IPSO Frontline Club will kick off the first of a series of events with a panel of experts discussing what is happening to our oceans and what can be done about it.


September 16, 2010 7:00 PM

Should human rights be at the heart of climate change policy?

What will be the impact of climate change on the world’s poorest people? Can climate change rights violations can be remedied in courts of law? Join us at the Frontline Club in the last of three events in association with Communications INC to discuss the relationship between human rights and climate change.


July 13, 2010 7:00 PM

The Politics of Oil

The Gulf of Mexico spill has put the spotlight on the oil industry and its practices to an unprecedented degree.
Join us at the Frontline Club where we will be discussing BP and the Deepwater Horizon oil rig explosion that has resulted in an estimated 5,000 barrels of oil a day spilling into the sea: what are the implications not only for BP’s future but also for the oil industry?


June 16, 2010 7:00 PM

Climate change: is the Coalition up to the challenge of the next five years?

What are the new UK Government’s policies on climate change and how do they match up to the global challenges of the next five years? Join us at the Frontline Club for the second in this series of discussions in association in with Communications INC that will look at the Coalition government’s policies and the challenges that lie ahead during the new Parliament’s fixed term.


May 18, 2010 7:00 PM

Climate Change: the forgotten crisis?

Join us at the Frontline Club for a discussion in association with Communications INC about the aftermath of “climategate” the roles played by science, politics and the media.


Wednesday 13th January, 2010

On the Media: The Appliance of Science

Download this episode View in iTunes The leaking of the notorious ‘Climategate’ emails just before the Copenhagen global warming summit, the resignation of Professor David Nutt as chairman of the government’s drugs advisory panel: two events that demonstrate how politicised science has become. With so much confusion about such important and complex issues as the […]


Tuesday 28th April, 2009

Insight with Colin Challen MP- Climate Change: a Perfect Storm

According to the UK government chief scientist Prof John Beddington, by 2030 the growing world population will cause a “perfect storm” of food, energy and water shortages. As the population tops 8.3 billion, demand for food and energy will jump 50% by 2030 and for fresh water by 30%. Labour MP Colin Challen will be […]