Low-carbon growth links with China: First evidence session

01 March 2012

The Energy and Climate Change Committee will hold the first public evidence hearing of its inquiry Low-carbon growth links with China at 10.10 am on Tuesday 6 March in the Grimond Room.


Who will give evidence?

At 10.10 am

  • Professor Corinne Le Quéré, Tyndall Centre, University of East Anglia
  • Professor Trevor Davies, Tyndall Centre, University of East Anglia
  • Professor Samuel Fankhauser, Grantham Institute, London School of Economics

At 10.50 am

  • Nick Mabey, Chief Executive, E3G
  • Felix Preston, Research Fellow, Chatham House

At 11.30 am

  • Baroness Bryony Worthington, Sandbag
  • George Yu, Sandbag
  • Richard Baron, International Energy Agency

All timings are approximate.

Which topics will be covered?

  • Where are the opportunities for mutually beneficial low-carbon cooperation between the UK and China?
  • Are there opportunities for the UK and China to work together in developing low-carbon models of growth?
  • What are the opportunities for developing new low-carbon technologies?
  • What role could the UK play in supporting the development of China’s pilot carbon trading schemes?
  • What impact could cooperation between the UK and China have on international climate change talks?

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