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UCL ISR Public Lecture: 'Transition to the green economy – a business perspective' by John Cridland CBE, Director-General, CBI

UCL ISR Public Lecture: 'Transition to the green economy – a business perspective' by John Cridland CBE, Director-General, CBI

02 June 2015

In his speech on 2nd June, CBI director-general John Cridland will set out business’ vision for the UK’s energy future and what the new Government can do to get us there. This vision is of an economy which is both growing and greening, where there is enough energy from ...
World Oceans Day: Realising the Potential of Our Oceans and Coasts

World Oceans Day: Realising the Potential of Our Oceans and Coasts

08 June 2015

Oceans and coasts are foundations of our well-being and economic prosperity. Oceans produce half of the oxygen we breathe and absorb 30% of the carbon dioxide emitted by human activity. Marine and coastal ecosystems regulate water quality, attract tourism, protect cities and communities from storms and flooding, and support the ...
Joint Lecture by UCL ISR, UCL-Energy & UKERC: Can innovation reconcile energy and climate change aspirations?

Joint Lecture by UCL ISR, UCL-Energy & UKERC: Can innovation reconcile energy and climate change aspirations?

09 June 2015

Current energy technologies available to the market at scale are not capable of reducing CO2 emissions to levels compatible with achieving the UNFCCC goal of limiting global warming to 2°C. The ...