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In collaboration with: Public Interest Research Centre. Introduction:. A radical yet realistic vision Based on 35 years experience A closing window of opportunity To dream of things that never were. Mapping the unthinkable :. A reading of the science

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Introduction:

  • A radical yet realistic vision
  • Based on 35 years experience
  • A closing window of opportunity
  • To dream of things that never were
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Mapping the unthinkable :

  • A reading of the science
  • An evaluation of international & national policy frameworks
  • Scenarios – how it could happen
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The Science:

  • Climate Change
  • Energy Security
  • Global Equity
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Climate Change
  • Continual increase in Global CO2 levels
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Climate Change
  • Record CO2 levels
  • Triggering positive Feedbacks
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Climate Change
  • Sink Failures
  • Feedback
  • Runaway effects
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Methane Hydrates
  • Emergency Situation
  • Go to Zero Carbon
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The Policies:

  • International
    • Contraction & Convergence
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The Policies:

  • National
    • Tradable Energy Quotas (TEQs)
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POWERDOWN:
  • Sector by sector
  • 50% reduction
  • Electric vehicles
  • Organic food
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POWER UP:
  • 100% Renewables – no new nuclear
  • Electric Britain
  • Diverse mix
  • 50% off shore wind
dealing with variability
Dealing with variability
  • Reduced total demand
  • Distributed generation
  • Intelligent demand management
  • Storage - V2G, Vanadium flow batteries, pumped storage
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Vital Catalysts:

  • Increased climate research
  • Global awareness campaign
  • Robust international consensus
  • Accelerated technology research & development
  • Large scale training and education
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Additional benefits:

  • Better Diet
  • Improved Health
  • Robust local economies
  • Dealing with debt
  • Stronger local community
  • Sense of purpose
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Conclusions:

  • Scientifically inescapable
  • Economically unavoidable
  • Technically possible
  • Now has to becomepolitically thinkable
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What next…..

  • 6 weeks after the CAT report was presented to all the major political parties at various events in Westminster, the Liberal Democrats launched a policy called ‘Zero Carbon Britain – Taking a Global Lead’,.
  • Lembit Opik, MP for Powys and Montgomeryshire, and Shadow Secretary of State for Business and Enterprise said:
  • “These proposals were largely inspired by the Welsh based Centre for Alternative Technology and I would like to thank them for the ground-breaking work.”
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What next…..

  • A special period in history
  • Key external Partners
  • Pan –European scenario
  • An Annual report
  • Re-framing for general public
  • Lifestyle implications