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”

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”

The Green Electricity Revolution

How you can become an Active Energy Citizen Weds 13 October 2021 7.30 pm Clare Duffy As part of the senior leadership team in ESB Networks, the Irish electricity grid owner, Clare is fully engaged in Ireland’s Climate Action Plan, including their transition to a lower carbon energy system. She is accountable for enabling theContinue reading “The Green Electricity Revolution”

About Clare Duffy

Clare Duffy,  Networks Development and Electrification Manager, ESB Networks As part of the senior leadership team in ESB Networks, the Irish electricity grid owner, Clare Duffy is fully engaged in Ireland’s Climate Action Plan, leading on activities key to Ireland’s transition to a lower carbon energy system. She is accountable for enabling the electrification ofContinue reading “About Clare Duffy”