The Foundation for Science and Technology Free Webinar - Developing a Systems Approach to Reaching Net Zero
28 Jun

28 Jun to 28 Jun

Chaired by the Rt Hon Lord (David) Willetts FRS, Chairman of the Foundation for Science and Technology

Speakers:

  • Professor Sir Jim McDonald, Principal and Vice-Chancellor of the University of Strathclyde, and President of the Royal Academy of Engineering
  • Dervilla Mitchell CBE, Joint Deputy Chair, Arup
  • Guy Newey, Strategy & Performance Director, Energy Systems Catapult
  • Collette Cohen, Chief Executive, OGTC

If the UK is to reach its target of achieving Net Zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2050, it will require simultaneous transformation of several vital, interconnected infrastructure systems, the development of whole new industries and supporting sweeping societal, cultural, behavioural and structural change. The May 2019 report of the Committee of Climate Change, that recommended the 2050 target, sets out some of what needs to be done, and in May this year, the Royal Academy of Engineering published Net Zero: A systems perspective on the climate challenge.

This webinar will explore the task ahead – what such a systems approach looks like, and how the different actors need to come together to deliver it.

The event is free to attend. To register, click here.

If you have any trouble registering for this event, please contact email office@foundation.org.uk

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