Decarbonising Homes for Better Health: Levelling up via the energy transition


The All-Party Parliamentary Group for Carbon Monoxide has partnered with Carbon Connect and Policy Connect Health to explore the combined objectives of zero carbon homes, improving indoor air quality and levelling up health inequalities.

Clive Betts MP, Chair of The Levelling Up, Housing and Communities Committee Commons Select Committee, will chair this panel event to:

  1. Consider the various challenges that exist in delivering the governments decarbonisation agenda, specifically for domestic heating
  2. Outline the opportunities that decarbonisation can bring for levelling up health and addressing health inequality
  3. Explore the health benefits decarbonisation can bring for indoor air quality, specifically carbon monoxide
  4. Examine the need for consistent, long-term policies, grants and schemes which allow for planning at a local level to enable decarbonisation goals to be achieved

Panellists include:

  • Lord Duncan of Springbank, Conservative Party, Deputy Chairman of Committees (Lords)

  • Baroness Finlay of Llandaff, Crossbench, Deputy Speaker, Deputy Chairman of Committees (Lords), APPCOG Co-Chair, Chair of the CO Research Trust

  • Dr Danielle ButlerSenior Research and Policy Officer at National Energy Action [NEA]

  • Sophia Haywood, Director of Public Affairs at Liquid Gas UK
  • Dan Meredith, Senior Manager - External Affairs, E.ON
  • Beatrice Barleon, Head of Policy and Public Affairs at EngineeringUK

If you would like to attend, please contact Rein de Loor via rein.deloor [at] (rein[dot]deloor[at]policyconnect[dot]org[dot]uk)