Developing a Systems Approach to reaching Net Zero

  • June 28, 2021 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
  • Discussion
  • Online

If the UK is to reach its target of achieving Net Zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2050, it will require simultaneous transformation of several vital, interconnected infrastructure systems, the development of whole new industries and supporting sweeping societal, cultural, behavioural and structural change. This event explored the task ahead – what such a systems approach looks like, and how the different actors need to come together to deliver it.

Professor Sir Jim McDonald
Principal and Vice-Chancellor of the University of Strathclyde, and President of the Royal Academy of Engineering
Dervilla Mitchell CBE
Joint Deputy Chair, Arup
Guy Newey
Strategy & Performance Director, Energy Systems Catapult
Colette Cohen
Chief Executive, OGTC

AIRTO and the University of Strathclyde

This discussion appeared in the FST journal below.

This issue of the Foundation's journal includes reports on the UK innovation strategy, the economics of biodiversity and lessons from the vaccine programme. Exceptionally, the journal starts with an obituary for Sir John Enderby, and includes an editorial article by George Freeman MP.

Volume 23, Issue 1