Can we ever be 100% renewable? So near, yet so-lar…
With an ever-growing global population and the increasing threat of climate change, the transition from fossil fuels to renewable energy is more important than ever.
In this discussion a world-class panel of experts will highlight:
* The UK’s position in the global energy community.
* What technological innovation and political action needs to be made?
* How achievable is this and what impact can we have as individuals?
We invite you to join us to this interdisciplinary debate as we discuss the challenges and opportunities ahead.
Prof. Joanna Haigh (Chair) – Former Co-Director of the Grantham Institute and Emeritus Professor at Imperial College
Dr. Radhika Khosla (Panellist)- Research Director of the Oxford India Centre for Sustainable Development, University of Oxford
Lord Robin Teverson (Panellist) – Chair of the EU Energy and Environment Sub-Committee, Lords Select Committee
Dr. Doug Parr (Panellist) – Chief Scientist and Policy Director at Greenpeace
Following the seminar, we would like to invite you to a free drinks reception with the speakers.
The event will be part of the Oxford Environmental Research Partnership’s annual seminar series, focusing on the ‘Grand Challenges’ facing society today.
28 May 2019, 18:00 (Tuesday, 5th week, Trinity 2019)
Christ Church, St Aldates OX1 1DP
Sir Michael Dummett Lecture Theatre
Speaker: Various Speakers
Mathematical, Physical and Life Sciences (MPLS)
Marcus Buechel (NERC DTP Student, University of Oxford)
2019- Grand Challenges in Science
Renewable energy sources--Planning,
Renewable natural resources--Planning