This house believes that addressing the Climate Emergency is more urgent that Social Justice
Opposing: ALAN MORTON
Alan Morton is a founder member of the Muswell Hill Sustainability Group and a Director of en10ergy limited, its community energy company. Previously Curator of Energy and Modern Physics, Science Museum, London, he also worked at the Smithsonian Institution, Washington DC, and at the Royal Scottish Museum, Edinburgh
Proposing: PROFESSOR PAUL EKINS OBE
Paul Ekins has a Ph.D. in economics from the University of London and is Professor of Resources and Environmental Policy at University College London. He was a Co-Director of the UK Energy Research Centre (UKERC) from 2004-2019, leading its Energy Systems and Modelling theme.
From 2002-2008 he was a Member of the Royal Commission on Environmental Pollution. From 1997-2005 he was a specialist adviser to the Environmental Audit Committee of the House of Commons and from 2003-2007 he was a Member of the Government’s Sustainable Energy Policy Advisory Board, and in 2007 was a Specialist Adviser to the Joint Parliamentary Committee on the Climate Change Bill.He was awarded an OBE in the 2015 UK New Year’s Honours List ‘for services to environmental policy’.
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