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The UK’s role in the global transition to a zero-carbon economy

The UK’s role in the global transition to a zero-carbon economy

4th October 2017
16.00 - 20.00

A panel discussion and drinks reception hosted by the APPCCG and Climate-KIC UK & Ireland

With the world on the cusp of an economy driven by ambitious low carbon goals and climate innovation, the UK has a unique opportunity to create jobs and growth at home while playing a leading role in the global transition to a zero-carbon economy and climate-resilient society.

The discussion is timely given the development of the UK’s Industrial Strategy, which seeks to address long-term challenges to the UK economy, and the forthcoming Clean Growth Plan, which sets the framework for achieving emission targets while stimulating low-carbon growth.

Keynote speaker:

Professor Dame Julia King, Member, House of Lords and UK Committee on Climate Change

Chair:

Lord Hunt of Chesterton, Emeritus Professor of Climate Modelling at UCL and former Chief Executive of the Met Office

Panellists:

Dr. Tom Mitchell Director UK & Ireland, EIT Climate-KIC

Professor John Schellnhuber Director of the Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research and chair of the German Advisory Council on Global Change

Mark Jenkinson City Director London, Siemens plc.

Ian Meikle, Director of Infrastructure Systems, Innovate UK

Jo Coleman, Director, Strategy Development, Energy Technologies Institute (ETI)

Register to attend here

Location
The Royal Society
The Royal Society
6-9 Carlton House Terrace
St. James's, London
SW1Y 5AG
United Kingdom

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