Sofia Science Festival 2020: Up to space and down to earth

We are already a spacefaring civilisation, while our choices about the future of our Earth are becoming ever more pressing.

In that way, one may trace a line between two of the presentations at the 2020 Sofia Science Festival, one by Professor Christopher Riley, entitled “Becoming a bi-planetary species”, the other French climatologist Dr. Valérie Masson-Delmotte’s talk on “Climate change, science and society”.

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Clive Leviev-Sawyer

Clive Leviev-Sawyer is the Publisher and Editor-in-Chief of The Sofia Globe. He is the author of the book Bulgaria: Politics and Protests in the 21st Century (Riva Publishers, 2015), and co-author of the book Bulgarian Jews: Living History (The Organization of the Jews in Bulgaria 'Shalom', 2018). He is also the author of Power: A Political Novel, available via, and, on the lighter side, Whiskers And Other Short Tales of Cats (2021), also available via Amazon. He has translated books and numerous texts from Bulgarian into English.