British Energy Challenge
Thursday, 11 July 2013 from 13:00 to 15:30 (BST)
Birmingham, United Kingdom
The British Energy Challenge aims to enhance understanding of how we power the country and the Birmingham city region, both today and in the future. Hosted by the Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) and Birmingham City Council the event will be led by DECC’s Chief Scientific Adviser, David MacKay and climate change author, Mark Lynas. The discussion will highlight the scale of the energy challenges we face, how we can tackle them and what opportunities we have for change.
How we make and use energy is one of the most urgent issues facing the UK, impacting on our economy, the bills we pay and the environment we live in. This is a unique opportunity to participate with government in this important discussion, network with leaders from across the region and discuss some practical steps to contribute to its solution.
13.00 -14.00: Networking including sandwich refreshments
14.00 -15.30: Discussion with Prof. David MacKay and Mark Lynas