ONLINE Climate and Renewable Energy: Perspectives from Germany and from the UK

Virtual panel-session (zoom; in English language) at the occasion of the Joint Anniversary of IOP (100 years) and DPG (175 years)

Podiumsdiskussion
Date:
Mo, 30.11.2020 17:00  –   Mo, 30.11.2020 19:00
Sprecher:
Dr Emily Shuckburgh | Prof. Lorraine Whitmarsh | Prof. Robert Schlögl | Prof. Bernd Rech
Adresse:

Online

 
Registration required
Language:
English
Event partner:
IOP
Contact person:
Georg Düchs,
External Link:

Description

To celebrate the 100th Anniversary of the IOP and 175th Anniversary of the DPG we are bringing together a panel of specialists from the UK and Germany to discuss the climate and renewable energy, with specific reference to the commitment both countries have made to have net-zero carbon economies by 2050. The aim of the event is to bring together the physics community to showcase the latest scientific research in this area and inspire discussion about climate change using evidence based research and expertise.

We are pleased to announce the panellists joining us are: Dr Emily Shuckburgh Director of Cambridge Zero, Professor Lorraine Whitmarsh Director of the Centre for Climate Change and Social Transformations (CAST), Professor Robert Schlögl, Founding Director of the Max Planck Institute for Chemical Energy Conversion and Professor Bernd Rech, Scientific Director at Helmholtz-Zentrum Berlin.

Registration deadline
29 November 2020

 

Programme

Times advertised are in german timezone.

Chair: Professor Paul Hardaker, Chief Executive Officer, Institute of Physics

17:00 Introductions
by Rachel Youngman, Deputy Chief Executive, IOP and representative from DPG

17:15 Panel session: Introductions to Germany and the UK

Dr Emily Shuckburgh, Director of Cambridge Zero

Professor Lorraine Whitmarsh, Director of the Centre for Climate Change and Social Transformations (CAST)

Professor Robert Schlögl, Founding Director of the Max Planck Institute for Chemical Energy Conversion

Professor Bernd Rech, Scientific Director at Helmholtz-Zentrum Berlin

17:45 Q&A - In conversation with the panel

18:45 Closing remarks, congratulations and virtual toast to 100th and 175th anniversary of IOP and DPG

19:00 Close