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Pathway to 2050: Developing a Sustainable Industrial Strategy
Wed 14 December 2016, 13:15 – 14:45 GMT
The Government have committed to developing an industrial strategy for the UK and signalled their intentions in this area by creating the new Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy. Many have suggested that dissolving the Department of Energy and Climate Change may damage the UK's efforts to meet its emissions reductions obligations. However, the new department brings together energy and industry under one roof and this could be a brilliant opportunity for coordinated action to reduce emissions from industry.
This event will bring together experts, stakeholders and policymakers to examine the next steps in delivering a sustainable industrial strategy. It has been organised jointly by the All-Party Parliamentary Manufacturing Group and Carbon Connect.
Chris White MP, Member, Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy Committee
Iain Wright MP, Chair, Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy Committee
Matthew Bell, Chief Executive, Committee on Climate Change
Stephen Barker, Head Of Energy Efficiency & Environmental Care, Siemens
This event will examine:
How sustainability and competitiveness can be balanced effectively.
The policy developments that are required to reduce greenhouse gas emissions from industry.
The role of the Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy.
The technology which could support emissions reductions in industry.
Potential pathways for the eight most heat-intensive industrial sectors.
The economic opportunities offered by decarbonisation.