Centre Member Professor Adrian Finch will be talking an upcoming session at Scotland House in Brussels on the subject of European Sustainable Resource Use. The talk will take place at 10:00 (UK Time) on 17th October.

The issue of sustainable resource use within a European context continues to be an important topic, particularly in light of the green and digital transitions. Even more so as the world observes geopolitical tensions that threaten access to natural resources, e.g., minerals, oil and metals. Added to this, the world sees a push to develop and deploy technologies enabling the twin and digital transition – from Renewable Energy through to Artificial Intelligence (AI). Many scarce resources are needed to support the physical infrastructure behind these technologies. How is Europe to balance a decline in the availability of resources with the need to innovate using said resources?

The University of Bonn-University of St Andrews Brussels Discussion Series brings together leading experts from both institutions to explore, challenge, and encourage lively debate around some of the most pressing issues facing European and global societies today. Join Adrian Finch, Professor of Geology, School of Earth and Environmental Sciences, University of St Andrews and Aimee van Wynsberghe, Alexander von Humboldt Professor for Applied Ethics of Artificial Intelligence at the University of Bonn, for a networking lunch following the discussion.

Register to attend in-person or online here: http://bit.ly/3CerATF