Prof Nick Eyre and Dr Steve Smith in conversation: “Zero carbon energy systems”

Event date: February 1, 2021

Prof Nick Eyre and Dr Steve Smith in conversation: “Zero carbon energy systems”

Date
01 February 2021, 1:00pm – 2:00pm

Location
Online

The combustion of fossil fuels is responsible for the most greenhouse gas emissions, particularly in industrialised countries.

Systemic change in energy systems is therefore a critical component of any net-zero agenda. It is a huge global challenge, but recent developments give cause for optimism that a Green Industrial Revolution is possible.

Join Professor Nick Eyre, Lead Researcher, Oxford Martin Programme on Integrating Renewable Energy, where he will discuss with Dr Steve Smith, Executive Director of Oxford Net Zero, how the declining costs of renewable electricity mean they can provide cheap mitigation, as well as enabling major improvements in energy efficiency, so that the total amount of energy that will need to be decarbonised is much lower than often projected.

To register and watch this talk live: www.crowdcast.io/e/zero-carbon-energy

The talk will also be streamed via YouTube here, but please note you will not be able to take part in the interactive Q&A session unless you join the talk on CrowdCast.

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