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  • Presentation: IGov

    November 27, 2014

    Presentation: IGov

    Innovation, Governance and Affordability for a Sustainable and Secure Economy From: Catherine Mitchell To: University of Exeter Business School, Exeter, 26 November 2014 Outline Why is it important to have innovation / change? Climate change policy Short explanation of energy situation in UK Changing economics of energy Embracing change Constraining change Final outcomes for country, customers and citizens   Download presentation: Business School-Nov

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  • New Thinking: Bringing International and Local Together – Decentralising Energy Regulation

    November 20, 2014

    New Thinking: Bringing International and Local Together – Decentralising Energy Regulation

    Bringing International and Local Together – Decentralising Energy Regulation (Starting the Discussion) Catherine Mitchell, Bridget Woodman and Caroline Kuzemko DECC has recently consulted on a Strategy and Policy Statement (SPS), which is intended to fulfil some of the recommendations made in the DECC Review of Ofgem in 2011, including replacing the past Social and Environmental Guidances from DECC to Ofgem. Unfortunately, the SPS has scarcely moved on from the Social and Environmental Guidance it is meant to replace. The EPG submission to the consultation discusses this in detail. A fundamental problem of the Draft

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  • Face 2 Face with Climate Change

    November 13, 2014

    Face 2 Face with Climate Change

    Face 2 Face with Climate Change The ‘Face 2 Face with climate change’ exhibition is the brainchild of Exeter-based One Planet MBA graduate David Mansell-Moullin. It features 12 of the Exeter based (either at the University or Met Office) IPCC authors through a series of striking large-scale black and white portraits. The scientists featured in the exhibition were all authors (Coordinating, Lead or Contributing) on the latest IPCC 5th Assessment Reports on climate change. The photographic portraits are overlaid with fine text from the IPCC reports so creating a multi-dimensional representation not only of themselves

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  • New Thinking: Skills for the Future

    November 13, 2014

    New Thinking: Skills for the Future

    Skills for the Future Tom Steward, IGov Team, 13th November, 2014 About Tom: http://projects.exeter.ac.uk/igov/people/igov-team/tom-steward/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/Steward_T   Yesterday Matthew Hancock gave the go-ahead to a new brand of colleges focussing on onshore oil and gas extraction. These ‘centres of excellence’ will train young people at a range of levels (from A-level up to post-graduate) to ready them for a career in the oil and gas industry. This comes on the same day that the UK Energy Research Council (UKERC) launched a report on the role of gas, which explores how gas can act as a bridge to

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