UCL Islands Laboratory's website and book launch
21 Oct 2018
Central House, 14 Upper Woburn Place, WC1H 0NN, London, UK
UCL Islands Laboratory' website launch and of the book "Transitioning Island Nations into Sustainable Energy Hubs" took place in Central House.
The founder and the head of the lab, Catalina Spataru Associate Professor Global Energy and Resources, presented new research perspective and initiative. Raimund Bleischwitz Professor in Sustainable Global Resources and BSEER Director together with Dominic Rassool, Policy and finance senior consultant at Global CCS Institute and Eleni Zafeiratou KMO at FCH JU acted as discussants. Key topics include: What research areas are relevant of sustainable islands? What is in it for broader sustainability research and stakeholders on the SDG agenda?
The author of Transitioning Island Nations into Sustainable Energy Hubs will talk through the book, providing an interdisciplinary approach and insights to current research and opportunities and into the type of changes need to be made to make islands the "Energy Hubs" of the future, the "Hottest Energy Centred Points", the "Golden Spots" for sustainability.