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UCL-Energy seminars 2013-14

02 June - 30 September 2014

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Through Terms 2 and 3 of the 2013/14 academic year we have hosted a range of fantastic speakers, who spoke on a range of topics. Thank you to all of our speakers, we have enjoyed hosting you this term. UCL-Energy seminars will return in September 2014.

Term 1 seminars

14 January 2014: UCL-Energy seminar: 'Is peak oil dead?', Christophe McGlade, UCL

28 January 2014: UCL-Energy seminar: 'Planetary Economics and the Three Pillars of Climate Policy', Michael Grubb, University of Cambridge Centre for Mitigation Research


 11 February 2014: UCL-Energy seminar: 'Beyond The Fire Age', Walt Patterson


25 February 2014: UCL-Energy seminar: 'Relationship between materials, energy, emissions and the economy – Applications to Climate Policy', Professor John Barrett, University of Leeds

11 March 2014: UCL-Energy seminar: 'Taxing Energy Use: Patterns and Incoherencies in Energy Taxation in the OECD', Michelle Harding, OECD

25 March 2014: UCL-Energy seminar: 'Long-Term Political Sustainability of Greenhouse Gas Emissions Policies: An Agent-based, Evolutionary Approach', Robert Lempert, RAND


1 April 2014: UCL-Energy & UCL ISR public lecture: 'BP Energy Outlook 2035', Dr Christof Ruhl,  Group Chief Economist and Vice President of BP plc

29 April 2014: UCL-Energy seminar: 'Understanding meteorological challenges and opportunities in the energy system', Emily Wallace, Met Office

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13 May 2014: UCL-Energy seminar: 'The Promise of Bioenergy', Professor Gail Taylor, University of Southampton

27 May 2014: UCL-Energy seminar: 'Does cost optimisation approximate the real world energy transition?'


10 June 2014: UCL-Energy seminar: 'Energy and built form: geometry and history', Prof Philip Steadman, Principal Research Associate, UCL


17 June 2014: UCL-Energy seminar: 'Low cost and low carbon emission wind and solar energy systems are feasible for large geographic domains'

10 July 2014: UCL-Energy seminar: 'Energy Epidemiology: understanding energy demand through population-level analyses'