Dave Lowe is the author of The Alarmist: Fifty Years Measuring Climate Change, which won the EH McCormick Prize for best first work of general non-fiction for the 2022 Ockham NZ Book Awards. He is an atmospheric chemist and a lead author of the 2007 Nobel Prize-winning IPCC Fourth Assessment Report on climate change.
In March 2021, he won the environment category at the Dominion Post Wellingtonian of the Year Awards.
4-5pm, Friday 8 July, McLauchlan Family Auditorium, ASB Theatre Marlborough | $25
- in conversation with Bev Doole
Kirsten is the author of an eco-thriller novel set in a climate-changed future, Dave is a scientist who has been raising the alarm about atmospheric changes for decades. Both authors say their work was borne of anger and frustration at the lack of action to mitigate a looming disaster.
We have limited the ticketing in the auditorium so you can choose to social distance if you would like to.
10am-11am, Sunday 10 July, McLauchlan Family Auditorium, ASB Theatre Marlborough | $25
- in conversation with Jason Henry
In conversation with Jason Henry. Dave Lowe reflects on a career spent sounding the alarm about climate change – since his discovery of rising atmospheric CO2 in the southern hemisphere mid-latitudes in the early 1970s through to his recent work, The Alarmist: Fifty Years Measuring Climate Change.
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