Tackling the Climate Emergency: Mitigation, Adaptation and Biodiversity
22 Sep 2020
9. Intro and Keynote
Delivered by Baroness Brown, this session will focus on understanding the need to adapt to climate change, even on a 1.5 degree pathway, understanding of adaptation opportunities/impact and also the argument for and the importance of nature-based approaches in the built environment.
Jane Findlay & Paul Lincoln & Baroness Julia Brown
Baroness Julia Brown DBE FREng FRS, Chair of the Adaptation Committee & Committee on Climate Change Landscape
Baroness Brown is an engineer and a Crossbench Member of the House of Lords, with extensive experience in industry and academia. Julia is Vice Chair of the UK Committee on Climate Change and Chair of the Adaptation Committee. She chairs The Carbon Trust and is a non-executive director of the Offshore Renewable Energy Catapult. Until its sale in 2017 she was a non-executive director of the Green Investment Bank. She led the King Review on decarbonising transport (2007) for the Chancellor of the Exchequer and is the Sector Champion for the Offshore Wind Sector Deal, part of the UK Government’s Industrial Strategy.
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