Professor Richard Beardsworth chairs Met Office Webinar on 'Net Zero'

Professor Beardsworth has chaired a Met Office Webinar on the subject 'Net Zero'.

A Webinar by the Met Office, ‘Mitigation: a road to Net Zero’, took place on Tuesday 21 March 2023 and was chaired by Professor of International Politics and Head of School Professor Richard Beardsworth.

The webinar was attended by speakers from the University of Leeds, the UK Department for Energy Strategy and Net Zero, and the Civil Aviation Authority, who discussed what is meant by Net Zero and looked at the UK Government’s priorities for achieving their aim of reaching Net Zero by 2050. The discussion considered the scientific backdrop and how this can help with the implementation of Net Zero, sharing lessons learnt by the Met Office in implementing the Net Zero strategy. And finally, the webinar addressed the topic of sustainable industry.

Watch the recording of ‘Mitigation: a road to Net Zero’ in full on the Met Office’s Youtube channel.