Net Zero APPG: Generating Net Zero Energy: Power and Industry

On Monday 18th May I attended the first virtual session of the Net Zero All Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) Decarbonisation Inquiry: Generating Net Zero Energy - Power and Industry'.  

Earth Day

For the uninitiated, Earth Day is an annual event celebrated around the world on April 22 to demonstrate support for environmental protection. First celebrated in 1970, it now includes events in more than 193 countries.

 

Green Alliance

Following on from February’s #CountdowntoCOP conference with Michael Gove and Nicola Sturgeon, as featured here in a previous blog, Green Alliance today hosted an hour-long webinar with Chris Stark (Chief Executive for the Committee on Climate Change, CCC), Camilla Born (Deputy Strategy Director, COP26 unit, Cabinet Office) and Dr Thomas Hale (Associate Professor of Global Public Policy at the University of Oxford).

 

  Libby Peck (Green Alliance) and Chris Stark (CCC)

Countdown to COP26

On Tuesday 11 Feb we attended a thought-provoking Green Alliance #CountdowntoCOP event. 

Opened by Michael Gove, closed by Nicola Sturgeon, with fascinating panel discussions in between.

Net Zero

The newest All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) was launched at the House of Commons today.

 Alex Sobel MP, APPG Chair (left) and Simon Clarke MP, Exchequer Secretary to the Treasury (right)

Smart to Future Cities

I really enjoyed speaking at this year’s Smart to Future Cities event on the topic:  “Effective and efficient cities: why does real-time data hold the key?”