Rubbish is a Resource!

Wednesday 12 October 7.30pm The Speaker Rubbish Ideas is a UK-based sustainable design consultancy which designs, makes, and sells only products and services which support the circular economy Connor Bryant is a circular economy entrepreneur, campaigner, and speaker. He co-founded Rubbish Ideas and is CEO of The Rubbish Project, and as the names suggest bothContinue reading “Rubbish is a Resource!”

Greener, Cheaper Energy from Smart Technology

See past events page The Speaker Phil Steele Future Technologies Evangelist at Octopus Energy Phil is instrumental in driving innovation in areas such as tariffs that vary to reflect demand, export tariffs, Smart Energy connected products and services, and grant funded R&D projects. He previously launched and ran his own Intelligent Smart Home platform, nCubeContinue reading “Greener, Cheaper Energy from Smart Technology”

A Future with Hydrogen

Talk took place in June 2022 Tim Podesta is a subject matter expert and active advisor in project management and investment analysis, with deep experience of the oil, gas, petrochemical and energy industries. He is currently an independent consultant and Faculty member of the World Hydrogen Leaders Academy delivering training in the subject of HydrogenContinue reading “A Future with Hydrogen”

Dive into the World of Oceans

Wednesday 30 March 7.30pm A lady who talks about weird fish and other fascinating ocean creatures, rather than a weird lady! Gloria Barnett is a passionate and well-informed champion of marine conservation. She is an ocean adventurer, scuba diver, film maker and scientist, and an educator who writes books for children, young and old. HerContinue reading “Dive into the World of Oceans”

Africa: Where Climate Change Hits Harder

Talk took place in April 2022 Malin Rosenkvist is an international development expert and passionate advocate for gender equality. She has a degree in International Politics and Development from the School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London. As the Director of Fundraising and Communications at MicroLoan Foundation, Malin is working to alleviate povertyContinue reading “Africa: Where Climate Change Hits Harder”

Food: a Global Problem with Local Solutions

Dr Christian Reynolds is Senior Lecturer at the Centre for Food Policy, City University, London. Christian is recognised as a global expert on food loss and waste and sustainable diets. He has worked on these issues in Australia, New Zealand, Indonesia, the UK, US, and Europe. Christian also researches sustainable cookery; food history; and theContinue reading “Food: a Global Problem with Local Solutions”

Buying and Running an Electric Car

Weds 8 December “A survey of 1,731 UK drivers commissioned by The Motor Ombudsman found that 61 per cent of respondents are contemplating getting behind the wheel of an electric car – either new or used – in 2022.”  From This Money, Oct 14th 2021    If you are thinking 2022 is the year forContinue reading “Buying and Running an Electric Car”

Zero Emissions by 2050: the Big Picture

Weds 17 November 2021 How can we reach zero emissions by 2050 using only the energy and technology that will be available in time? Speaker: Dr Pippa Horton Dr Pippa Horton is business manager to the UK FIRES programme, where she co-ordinates the industrial consortium and leads outward facing activities with industry, NGOs and Government.Continue reading “Zero Emissions by 2050: the Big Picture”

Reflections on… series

Small group discussions to be held shortly (usually the following Wednesday) after an event to enable deeper reflection on its content and how we can make use of what we have learned. Objectives: To continue the conversation and discussion after the talk and so continue to engage with the subject To share out what theContinue reading “Reflections on… series”