The Age of Extremes
6 September 2016
This is the first of a series of four lectures given at St Michael's on Collins, Melbourne
Below are the PowerPoint preseentation and two links:
The first is a link to the current state of the Doomsday Clock, first established by the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists in 1947. The Doomsday Clock is a scientifc assessment of where we stand in terms of the likelihoo of a global catastrophe
The second is a statement made by the the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein on 5 September 2016 warning against populists and demagogues in Europe and U.S.