A summit at Oxford University’s Blavatnik School of Government will explore and map how innovation can help the world to net zero, faster.

The inaugural OX to ZERO summit on Thursday 1st September will feature experts from a variety of fields dedicated to supporting the drive towards a zero-carbon future, including leading figures from green finance, business and academia. Curated by founding partners the University of Oxford, Harwell, UK Atomic Energy Authority and OxLEP, the event includes thought leaders in fusion energy (Tokamak Energy, First Light Fusion), transport (YASA, ARRIVAL), storage (Johnson Matthey, Faraday), systems (Low Carbon Hub, SSE), CO2 removal (Oxford Net Zero, OUI) and innovation (STFC, Cleantech).

Keynote speakers include ocean advocate Emily Penn and Simon Mundy, Moral Money editor at the Financial Times and author of climate change book Race for Tomorrow.

Chas Bountra, Pro Vice-Chancellor for Innovation at the University of Oxford, said: ‘After the pandemic, the climate emergency will potentially destroy even more lives, make parts of the world uninhabitable, and produce irreversible changes to our surroundings. OX to ZERO provides an insight into how the Oxford ecosystem is once again pulling together to take on the biggest challenge facing our planet. I hope we can create hope and solutions for humanity.’ Read more at University of Oxford

Source: ENN


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