Blog: Policy Week's "Powering the Northern Powerhouse"

Jim Pendrill of Pendrill Media, reflects on questions raised by this panel discussion: Could the Northern Powerhouse be powered by itself? And if so, what would be the best energy mix to sustain its economy?

These were the questions posed at a debate on the UK energy industry during Policy Week, where PhD students from The University presented four different proposals as to how the North West could be self-sufficient in energy use – ideas which were then debated by a panel of experts...

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Upcoming seminar: 'Adequacy and Equity under Neoliberal Climate Governance: Assessing the Paris Moment’

"Adequacy and Equity under Neoliberal Climate Governance: Assessing the Paris Moment" J. Timmons Roberts, Brown University, USA - Monday 23rd November.

What are the prospects for the Paris climate change negotiations? Based on the new book Power in a Warming World (MIT Press, September), this talk reviews Paris and previous rounds of climate negotiations by their level of adequacy to avert the worst impacts of climate change and...

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Visual Minutes from the "Powering the Northern Powerhouse" debate

From the packed house at this Policy@Manchester policy week event comes visual minutes of the debate about how best to power the northern powerhouse (our thanks to Crackerjack Visual Thinking for this graphic).

For panel chair Teresa Chilton, Project Manager for Manchester Energy, "one of this event's biggest successes was in giving a venue where early career researchers could articulate their thoughts." This infographic sums up lots of the key points raised by those in attendance.

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