NEF will be speaking on the following panel at Conservative Party Conference this year:

2050? The pathway to net-zero carbon emissions”

Sunday 29 September, 4.30pm

ThinkTent (inside secure zone)

Climate change has captured the public’s attention in 2019, with demonstrations springing up across the country. The UK government has responded by legislated to achieve an ambitious net-zero emissions goal by 2050, ending the country’s contribution to global warming within 30 years. But is one of the world’s most ambitious climate targets achievable in just 3 decades? What is the best way to cut carbon emissions? And what role can the energy industry play?

Panelists: 

  • Emma Revell - IEA, Chair 
  • Andrew Mennear — BP 
  • Ben Houchen — Tees Valley Mayor 
  • Andrew Pendleton - NEF