Low-carbon growth links with China: Last evidence session

09 March 2012

The Energy and Climate Change Committee will hold the final public evidence hearing of its inquiry 'Low-Carbon growth links with China' at 10.15 am on Tuesday 13 March in the Grimond Room, Portcullis House

Who will give evidence?

Panel 1 at 10.15 am

  • John MacArthur, Vice President CO2 Policy, Shell
  • Alistair Guthrie, Global Sustainable Buildings Design Leader, Arup
  • Peter Budd, Vice Chairman, China-Britain Business Council, and Director, Arup

Panel 2: 11.00 am

  • Gregory Barker MP, Minister of State, Department of Energy and Climate Change,
  • Henry Bellingham MP, Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Foreign and Commonwealth Office, and officials

All timings are approximate.


Which issues will be covered?

  • How can China and the UK work together to create an economy geared for sustainable, low-carbon growth?
  • 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 impact could cooperation between the UK and China have on international climate change talks?

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