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A three-day forum debating environmental issues will take place on the 24, 25 and 26th this month in the city of Lyon in France.

Dubbed The Sustainable Planet: three days of debate, opinion and discussion, forum topics will include nuclear energy, biodiversity, GM food, climate change, politics, food, water and a variety of other subjects relating to European and global environmental questions.

The Sustainable Planet forum is being hosted by the UK’s Independent newspaper, France’s Libération and Italy’s la Repubblica and will feature 150 intellectuals, politicians, activists and members of industry.

For a list of UK speakers, which includes Britain’s first Green MP Caroline Lucas, click here and for the full schedule of topics and speakers click here.