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19 June 2012

Greening UK energy: Business opportunity or brake on growth?

Are a strong industrial sector and a low-carbon economy mutually exclusive? And will growth, when it comes, be green or are 'green jobs' just a myth?

13 June 2012

Cheltenham Science Festival 2012: Can we keep warm and still save the world?

Discussion on how to heat our homes in a sustainable way at the Cheltenham Science Festival 2012

13 June 2012

Cheltenham Science Festival 2012: Wind power: the great debate

'This house believes that Britain should be a fan of wind energy’ at the Cheltenham Science Festival 2012. Chaired by Vivienne Parry

Debate on the future of Energy in Scotland

27 March 2012

Debate on the future of Energy in Scotland

Debate on the future of Energy in Scotland, an Oxford-style debate on the motion: ‘This House believes that Scotland’s energy industry will be the envy of the world’

Vodafone Lecture: How mobile phones promote economic development

27 February 2012

Vodafone Lecture: How mobile phones promote economic development

Tom Standage, Digital Editor, The Economist, examines how mobile phones promote economic growth and considers the prospects for mobile money

Natural resources in the global economy: Debate 3

17 January 2012

Natural resources in the global economy: Debate 3

Professor Sir William Wakeham FREng chairs a debate on the motion: This House believes that when water is in short supply, engineers should prioritise human needs over environmental concerns

24 November 2011

New frontier: Engineers and the global energy challenge

View from the top lecture by Malcolm Brinded FREng, Executive Director of Upstream International at Shell, and Hilary Mercer, one of the company’s most senior project directors

Engineering the future of water: Behaviour change and demand management

22 November 2011

Engineering the future of water: Behaviour change and demand management

A recording of the Engineering the future of water event, ‘Behaviour change and demand management’, held on 22 November 2011

Natural resources in the global economy: Debate 2

01 November 2011

Natural resources in the global economy: Debate 2

Audio recording from the event. In this debate, the panel and audience considered whether technology and new business practices can do enough to allay the risk of future global shocks in the supply of strategic minerals