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Systems Innovation, Inertia and Pliability: A mathematical exploration with implications for climate change abatement

When May 29, 2018
from 12:30 PM to 01:30 PM
Where Faculty of Economics, Keynes Room
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Speaker: Michael Grubb (UCL)

Professor Michael Grubb is Professor of International Energy and Climate Change Policy in the Institute of Sustainable Resources at UCL. He is also a Senior Advisor on Sustainable Energy Policy to the UK Energy Regulator Ofgem, and editor-in-chief of the journal Climate Policy.

He was previously a Senior Research Associate at in the Cambridge Centre for Climate Change Mitigation Research at the University of Cambridge. Prior to that he held positions as Chair of the international research organization Climate Strategies; Chief Economist at the Carbon Trust; Professor of Climate Change and Energy Policy at Imperial College London; and head of Energy and Environment at Chatham House, and he continues to be associated with these institutions.

Professor Grubb has also served on the UK Climate Change Committee, established under the UK Climate Change Bill to advise the government on future carbon budgets and to report to Parliament on their implementation. In 2013 he was the Specialist Advisor to a House of Lords European Committee enquiry. ‘No Country is an Energy Island: securing investment for the EU's Future' (2013).

 

EPRG Energy & Environment Seminar Programme.