Thirty years of UK climate mitigation
In April 1989, the UK Prime Minister, Margaret Thatcher, convened a full cabinet meeting on climate change addressed by leading scientists. The presentation on mitigation of carbon dioxide emissions was made by the Head of the Energy Technology Support Unit (ETSU), Ken Currie. It identified the key potential options for mitigation by 2020.
The Way Forward For Carbon Pricing – Today Monday 26 April 17:00
Planning and adaptive thinking needed to navigate renewable energy network investment
One of the challenges facing Ofgem as regulator, in planning for integration of renewable energy sources into our energy supply, is determining how much network investment to allow, given the uncertainty around the pace and direction of energy transition. You can read the full article here.
Evaluation in a time of emergency
If the ‘climate emergency’ is to be taken seriously, there is a pressing urgency to make progress. But the fact remains that progress also needs to be measured and demonstrated – and there are many important lessons to learn. Doing such evaluation takes time, of course, so there is a tension at the heart of the climate emergency: how to move more quickly, but also be reasonably sure that the moves are the right ones? Go here to read the full article here.
Internet of Things (IoT) in Low Carbon Energy
Energy-climate data hackathon
Producing novel solutions for understanding and quantifying climate risks in future energy systems
Global Alliance of Universities on Climate
The Global Alliance of Universities on Climate (GAUC) is delighted to invite nominations for presentations at a special virtual event on ‘Pathways to net zero emissions and carbon/climate neutrality’, to be held on 29 and 30 June 2021.
Oxford paves the way to net-zero
With COP26 taking place in Glasgow this November, the UK has a unique opportunity to demonstrate climate leadership on the global stage.
Convenor, University Energy Research Network
The MPLS Division seeks to appoint a new Convenor to the University’s Energy Research Network.
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