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Energy at Southampton

The Right Honourable Lord Deben on Energy and Climate Change Event

Lord Deben
17:30 - 19:00
9 May 2013
67/1027, The Nightingale Building, University of Southampton, Highfield

For more information regarding this event, please telephone Helen Featherstone on 01264 732009 or email .

Event details

The University of Southampton Energy USRG jointly with the Institute for Life Sciences and Vitacress Conservation Trust present the Annual Vitacress Lecture.

This lecture will look at the future and ask how can the research community help solve the problems posed by changes to the demand and supply of energy? Alternative sources of energy are becoming ever more crucial. How will the UK respond to this challenge and to what extent can research shape the political agenda?


The Committee on Climate Change

Speaker information

The Right Honourable Lord Deben PC,,Chairman of The Committee on Climate Change,,was once described by Friends of the Earth as "the best Environment Secretary we've ever had". Lord Deben has had a long and distinguished career in parliament. As John Selwyn Gummer he held various cabinet posts in the Heath, Thatcher and John Major governments before moving to the shadow cabinet during the Blair years. In 2010 he joined the House of Lords as Lord Deben in order to campaign for environmental issues, social justice and for engagement with the European Union - of which he is a strong advocate.

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