30 Jul 2016

Alok Jha: The extraordinary story of our ordinary substance

From Saturday Morning, 8:10 am on 30 July 2016

Alok Jha is a British journalist, author and broadcaster, whose science-related topics have included the history of meteorology, climate change politics, how much we should trust scientists, and how the world might end.

Alok Jha.

Alok Jha. Photo: Supplied.

He'll be in New Zealand to speak about his latest book, The Water Book: the Extraordinary Story of Our Ordinary Substance, at the WORD Christchurch Writers & Readers Festival 2016 (24-28 August), a Nelson event for the Cawthron Institute (24 August), and Royal Society events in Auckland (30 August) and Wellington (31 August).

Ahead of his visit, Kim Hill gets him on the line from London.