St George’s House Consultations

The St George’s House Consultations were a series of seminars were held in March and April 2012 at St George’s House in Windsor. They were chaired by Gary McKeone.

Seminar One, Day One: Causes, effects and consequences

Climate change: what is the problem?
Dr Robin Russell-Jones, International Conference Organiser for Help Rescue The Planet

Causes of climate change
Prof Robert Watson, Chair of Environmental Science, Science Director, Tyndall Centre

Effects of climate change
Prof Phil Jones, Climatic Research Unit, University of East Anglia

Making greenhouse gases visible
Anthony Turner, CEO, Carbon Visuals

Seminar One, Day Two: Population growth

Health effects
Prof Hugh Montgomery, Director UCL Institute for Human Health and Performance

How can Nanotechnology benefit climate change?
Christopher Swann, Film Director

Press coverage of climate change
Dr Robin Russell-Jones, International Conference Organiser for Help Rescue The Planet

Seminar Two, Day Two: Energy conservation and renewables

Climate change: what’s the solution?
Prof Jim Watson, Director, Sussex Energy Group, University of Sussex

Tapping the heat below
Roy Baria, Director, EGS Energy

Modern biomass
Stewart Boyle, Senior Associate, South East Wood Fuels

Biofuels and beyond
Peter Prior, Chairman, Summerleaze

Seminar Two, Day Two: The nuclear option

Can nuclear plug the gap?
Sir Ian Fells, Emeritus Professor of Energy Conversion, University of Newcastle

Nuclear option: decommissioning
Gordon MacKerron, Science Policy Research Unit (SPRU), University of Sussex

Fluctuating power supply
Russell Mills, Chartered Engineer

Health effects of ionising radiation
Dr Robin Russell-Jones, International Conference Organiser for Help Rescue The Planet

Seminar Three, Day One: Mitigating fossil fuel dependent industries

Reducing the carbon footprint of an airline
Michael Riley, General Manager, American Airlines (Heathrow)

Sweetening the footprint
Mark Carr, Group Chief Executive, AB Sugar

How come shipping got left out?
Fred Pearce, Environment Correspondent, New Scientist

Seminar Three, Day Two: Business opportunities

The Sierra Leone project
Kent Walwin, Film Director

Waste not, want not
Stephen Roscoe, Grundon Waste management

Climate change: A teenager’s perspective
Gregory Coulton, Trustee, Help Rescue The Planet

What does the future hold for climate change?
Phoebe Mousley-Jones, Trustee, Help Rescue The Planet

Joseph will save global warming
Dr Robin Russell-Jones, International Conference Organiser for Help Rescue The Planet