Public Event & Reception: 7pm-9pm 20th June 2022 Ulster University, York Street, Belfast
We welcome you to this public event & reception where three short keynotes will be followed by an open discussion and Q&A session focused on "Ireland towards the net zero challenge". The aim of this event is to raise public awareness of the links between green politics, net-zero energy technologies and biodiversity management in Ireland.
The panel chaired by Louise Cullen (BBC Environment Correspondent) will discuss the current and future challenges, green polices, and sustainable solutions to ensure an environmental protection – energy generation balance. For this, Professor Neil Hewitt (Ulster University), an expert on net zero energy systems, Professor Jane Stout (Trinity College Dublin), a prominent voice for biodiversity and its value, and Professor John Barry (Queens University Belfast) expert on green politics and the political economy of sustainability, will share their visions in this area.
The broad audience will have the opportunity to raise their questions to this panel and promote interactive discussions about the future of sustainable Ireland, its biodiversity and energy demands. Everyone is welcome stay for some refreshments at a reception following the talk from 8pm-9pm.
The event is free to attend, simply book a place on Eventbrite here
This event forms part of Environ 2022: The 32nd Irish Environmental Researchers Colloquium being co-hosted by the Environmental Sciences Association of Ireland and Ulster University.