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UCL-Energy & UCL ISR seminar: 'The UK’s low carbon energy pathway to 2030: key uncertainties and implications for decision-making', Professor Jim Watson, Research Director, UKERC

UCL-Energy & UCL ISR seminar: 'The UK’s low carbon energy pathway to 2030: key uncertainties and implications for decision-making', Professor Jim Watson, Research Director, UKERC

25 November 2014

The UK has ambitious climate change targets, including a commitment to an 80% reduction in emissions from 1990 levels by 2050. The 2008 Climate Change Act provides a basis for these targets, and introduced a system of five-yearly carbon budgets. Whilst UK emissions are within these budgets so far, further ...
UCL-Energy seminar: 'Future strategies for the UK’s national infrastructure systems: accounting for interdependence', Prof Jim Hall,  Director of the Environmental Change Institute, Oxford University

UCL-Energy seminar: 'Future strategies for the UK’s national infrastructure systems: accounting for interdependence', Prof Jim Hall, Director of the Environmental Change Institute, Oxford University

09 December 2014

Long term strategic analysis of national infrastructure (energy, transport, water, waste, ICT) has tended to occur in silos, with limited consideration of interdependencies between infrastructure sectors. The quest for greater resource efficiency, and radical emissions reductions, is challenging conventional assumptions about cross-sector demands. This talk will present the system-of-systems framework ...