Category: Regular Activities

Climate Change – the quiz!

Think you know about climate change? Are you sure? Then why not try this quiz, set by researcher, presenter and UK editor of NEXUS magazine, Marcus Allen? It will test your knowledge and perhaps shake some of your assumptions too (answers at the bottom, but don’t cheat!) 1.      By how many degrees Celsius has the world warmed during the past 20 years?          a)   0.3ºC            b)     0.8ºC                   c)    1.5ºC 2.      By how many degrees Celsius has the world warmed since the pre-industrial period?
           a)    10ºC                    b)    3ºC                      c)    1ºC 3.      It is thought there were between 5,000 and 15,000 polar bears alive in 1960.
            How many polar bears are alive today?          a)    more than 28,000        b)   5,000 – 10,000              c)    fewer than 4,000 4.      What share of the world energy consumption is met by wind and solar energy?          a)      2.6%                   b)    0.8%           c)    8.4% 5.      Since the 1920s, what has happened to the number of people killed by extreme 
       weather events?          a)    increased by more than 90%
      b)    decreased by more than 90%
         c)    remained stable 6.      What is the concentration of CO2 in the atmosphere?
 a)    40%             b)    4%                      c)    0.04% 7.      What does the...

Brekkies and Discussion Group

Brekkies and Discussion Group

At the moment we have two regular informal meet-ups a month, both held in the private room at the Harvester at Beech Hurst Gardens in Haywards Heath RH16 4BB, 10am – 12 noon. On the first Tuesday of each month we have Brekky – no need to book, no set agenda, just organise your own breakfast and come and join a lively, friendly bunch of like-minded souls around the table. The conversation meanders far and wide, covering just about anything you can think of. It’s a great opportunity to listen and learn; to ask questions or put forward your own point of view – however “way out” that may be! On the third Friday of each month we have Discussion Group, same place, same time. More often than not there is a guest speaker, with topics varying from climate change to Ketogenic eating; from programming water to working with colour; astrology to channelling archangels. Again, you organise your own breakfast, and join some 15 – 20 others to stretch those grey cells, perhaps have traditional thinking challenged, There is no set fee for Brekky or Discussion Group, but there is a voluntary donation box with a suggested donation of £2...