Tag Archive for 'Sir John Beddington'

UK government’s futures think tank to identify actions that could reduce the impacts of disasters

February 10th, 2012 by UK Department for Business Innovation and Skills

The UK Government’s Chief Scientific Adviser, Professor Sir John Beddington, has announced that Foresight, the UK government’s futures think tank, has started a project to investigate how to improve anticipation of and resilience to disasters. The project ‘Improving Future Disaster Anticipation and Resilience’ will identify actions that could be taken within the next ten years […]

Ecobuild exhibition and seminars at ExCeL London- 20 to 22 March 2012

February 4th, 2012 by Events

Ecobuild, the world’s largest event for sustainable design, construction and the built environment, takes place at London’s ExCeL from Tuesday 20 March to Thursday 22 March 2012. Over 1,500 suppliers will be exhibiting, from companies such as Saint-Gobain, BASF Construction Chemicals, Kingspan, Vaillant, and Worcester Bosch, to up and comers in Ecobuild’s Green shoots entrepreneurs’ […]

Building a low-carbon economy – the UK’s innovation challenge

July 20th, 2010 by Richard Lord

The Committee on Climate Change provides independent advice to Government on building a low-carbon economy. In October 2009, Professor Sir John Beddington, the Government’s Chief Scientific Advisor, asked the Committee on Climate Change to carry out a review of low carbon innovation in the UK.  This report consider the effectiveness of current policy measures and […]