Responsible Futures

24 March, 10:00 - 13:30 GMT Innovative Environmental Solutions
25 March, 10:00 - 12:30 GMT
Economic Forecasting and Governance Policies for Sustainable Development
The climate crisis is the biggest challenge humanity has ever faced. Tackling this challenge needs a multi-stakeholder approach where everyone is open to understanding, acknowledging and acting now in order to protect the lives of next generations on this planet.

The main aim of the "Responsible Futures" programme is to raise awareness of the urgency of climate change, to evoke the desire to change behaviour and to create the environment for personal and collective action to adapt and mitigate for the risks of climate change.

It is vitally important to engage Russian and UK universities in this dialogue because universities are future-oriented and lead on research. We'd like also to raise awareness and motivate early career researchers and students as they will shape the future and we need green agenda to be natural and integral part of their research, their thinking, their lives.


Forum participants: Forum participants: Foreign and Commonwealth Office, Planet 2030, Skoltech – Skolkovo Institute of Science and Technology, COP26 Universities Network, Grantham Institute for Climate Change and the Environment, Cambridge University and Cambridge Zero programme, Exeter University's Renewables Department, Evidence and Policy for the Economics of Biodiversity Independent Review Team based at HM Treasury, University of Derby, the School of Built and Natural Environment, Bartlett School Env, Energy & Resources, Faculty of the Built Environment, University College London, Lomonosov Moscow State University, Higher School of Economics, Centre for Economic Modelling of Energy and Ecology RANEPA, Centre for Energy Efficiency – XXI.
Speakers
Angelina Davydova
(Moderator)
Expert on international and Russian climate and environmental policies, civil society movements and media, director of an NGO "Office of Environmental Information' based in St.Petersburg, read more
Guy Eames
Director of Planet 2030,
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Jacqueline Gibson
Sustainability Advisor, Blenheim Palace - "The role of Landed Estates in tackling the Climate Crisis – Blenheim Palace", read more
Stephen Davison
University of Cambridge, Deputy Director of Cambridge Zero,
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Helen Smith
Senior Lecturer in Renewable Energy, Exeter University, "Renewable Energy at Exeter: Research-led education to develop the next generation of clean energy engineers", read more
Keith Stevenson
Provost, Skoltech Centre for Energy Science and Technology,
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Elena Romadina
PhD student, Skoltech Centre for Energy Science and Technology, "Batteries and the renewable energy sources – trends and perspectives",
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Kirill Kurdin
PhD student, Skoltech Centre for Energy Science and Technology, "Hydrogen Fuel Cells: Power the Future", read more
Ivan Zasoursky
Chair of the New Media and Communications Theory in the School of Journalism, Moscow State University, read more
Olga Tutubalina
Leading Researcher, Laboratory of Aerospace Methods, Moscow State University, read more
Vladimir Tikunov
Department of Geography of World Economy, Moscow State University, read more
Vladimir Ivanov
Oceanology department, Moscow State University, read more
Galina Surkova
Dr.of Sc (Doctor Habilitatus in Geographic Sciences), Department of Meteorology and Climatology, Faculty of Geography, Moscow State University – "Facing Hydrometeorological Extreme Events in the Arctic and Global Climate Change", read more
Georgy Safonov
Associate Professor, Department of World Economy, Director of Center for Environmental and Natural Resource Economics, National Research University Higher School of Economic, read more
Emily McKenzie
Head of Evidence and Policy for the Economics of Biodiversity Independent Review Team, HM Treasury - The Dasgupta Review on the Economics of Biodiversity: Modelling for Nature, read more
Sian Davies-Vollum
Head of School of the Built and Natural Environment, interim Head of the Environmental Sustainability Research Centre, University of Derby, read more
Igor Bashmakov
General Director, CENEf-XXI (Center for Energy Efficiency - XXI) – "Modeling Low Carbon Transitions", read more
Igor Makarov
PhD in Economics, Head of the School of World Economy, Head of Laboratory for Climate Change Economics, senior research fellow at the Center for Comprehensive European and International Studies, National Research University Higher School of Economics (HSE), read more
Vladimir Potashnikov
Senior research fellow, Russian Presidential Academy of National Economy and Public Administration, read more
Paul Drummond
Senior Research Fellow in Energy & Climate Policy at the UCL Institute of Sustainable Resources (UCL ISR) - "Electricity decarbonisation & offshore wind in the UK – drivers for success", read more
Alexander Myaskov
Professor, Doctor of Economic Sciences, Director of the Moscow Mining Institute (College of Mining), National university of science and technologies MISIS (NUST MISIS) - "Global agenda of preserving the natural environment in industrial regions - challenges and threats",
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Diarmid Hearns
Head of Public Policy, The National Trust for Scotland - "Sustainable heritage management: saving The Hill House", read more
Programme
Wednesday, 24 March, 10:00-13:20/13:00-16:20

INNOVATIVE ENVIRONMENTAL SOLUTIONS

10:00 UK/13:00 Welcome to the Forum

Moderator Angelina Davydova, expert on international and Russian climate and environmental policies, civil society movements and media, director of an NGO "Office of Environmental Information"
10:10/13:10 Keynote speech: Professor Carole Mundell

International Science Envoy at the Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office
10:20/13:20 Session 1: Innovations for Climate Change: Case Studies

Speakers Diarmid Hearns, Jacqueline Gibson, Guy Eames, Stephen Davison, Helen Smith, Keith Stevenson, Elena Romadina,
Kirill Kurdin

Diarmid Hearns, National Trust Scotland - "Sustainable heritage management"

Jacqueline Gibson, Sustainability Advisor, Blenheim Palace - "The role of Landed Estates in tackling the Climate Crisis – Blenheim Palace"

Guy Eames, Director of Planet 2030 – "Tools for creating sustainable communities - One Planet Living in Tarusa, Russia"

Stephen Davison, University of Cambridge, Deputy Director of Cambridge Zero – "Cambridge Zero: harnessing the breadth of the University's capabilities"

Helen Smith, Senior Lecturer in Renewable Energy, Exeter University, "Renewable Energy at Exeter: Research-led education to develop the next generation of clean energy engineers"

Keith Stevenson, Professor, Provost, Skoltech Centre for Energy Science and Technology – "Energy Storage for a sustainable future"

Elena Romadina, PhD student, Skoltech Centre for Energy Science and Technology - "Batteries and the renewable energy sources – trends and perspectives"

Kirill Kurdin, PhD student, Skoltech Centre for Energy Science and Technology - "Hydrogen Fuel Cells: Power the Future"

Q&A
12:00/15:00 Session 2: Climate related research and innovations of universities: Moscow State University case study

Speakers – Ivan Zassoursky, Olga Tutubalina, Vladimir Tikunov, Vladimir Ivanov, Galina Surkova

Ivan Zassoursky, Head of New Media and Communications Theory Studies Dept in the School of Journalism — "The Role of Communications in Climate Control"

Olga Tutubalina, Leading Researcher, Laboratory of Aerospace Methods – "How Russian forests are reacting to climate change: a remote sensing analysis"

Vladimir Tikunov, Department of Geography of World Economy – "Sustainable Development of Smart Cities During Climate Change"

Vladimir Ivanov, Professor, Department of Oceanology – "New Mechanisms Of Arctic Amplification Triggered By The Sea Ice Loss"

Galina Surkova, Professor, Department of Meteorology and Climatology – "Facing Hydrometeorological Extreme Events in the Arctic and Global Climate Change"

Q&A – 30 min
13:20/16:20 Moderator to close the forum
13:30/16:30 The forum ends
Thursday, 25 March, 10:00-12:30/13:00-15:30

ECONOMIC FORECASTING AND GOVERNANCE POLICIES FOR SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT

10:00 UK/13:00 Welcome to the Forum

Moderator: Dr Georgy Safonov, Associate Professor, Department of World Economy, Director of Center for Environmental and Natural Resource Economics, National Research University Higher School of Economics
10:10/13:10 Speakers' Presentations

СпикерыEmily McKenzie, Sian Davies-Vollum, Igor Bashmakov, Igor A. Makarov, Vladimir Potashnikov, Paul Drummond,
Alexander Myaskov,

Emily McKenzie, Head of Evidence and Policy for the Economics of Biodiversity Independent Review Team, HM Treasury – "The Dasgupta Review on the Economics of Biodiversity: Modelling for Nature"

Sian Davies-Vollum, Head of School of the Built and Natural Environment, interim Head of the Environmental Sustainability Research Centre, University of Derby – "Embedding sustainability and climate change into curriculum and student research"

Igor A. Makarov, PhD in Economics, Head of the School of World Economy, Head of Laboratory for Climate Change Economics, senior research fellow at the Center for Comprehensive European and International Studies, National Research University Higher School of Economics (HSE) – "Global decarbonization and its impacts on the Russian economy"

Vladimir Potashnikov, Senior Research Fellow, Russian Presidential Academy of National Economy and Public Administration (RANEPA) – "Deep Decarbonization Pathways: Cost & Feasibility"

Paul Drummond, Senior Research Fellow in Energy & Climate Policy, Institute of Sustainable Resources, University College London (UCL ISR) - "Electricity decarbonisation & offshore wind in the UK – drivers for success"

Alexander Myaskov, Professor, Doctor of Economic Sciences, Director of the Moscow Mining Institute (College of Mining), National university of science and technologies MISIS (NUST MISIS) - "Global agenda of preserving the natural environment in industrial regions - challenges and threats"

Igor Bashmakov, General Director, CENEf-XXI (Center for Energy Efficiency - XXI) – "Modeling Low Carbon Transitions"


Q&A
12:25/15:25 Moderator to close the forum
12:30/15:30 The forum ends
Organisers and Partners
Contacts
university.alliance2021@gmail.com