A leading expert on carbon footprinting will deliver the keynote speech on green energy to senior figures in Cumbria’s nuclear sector tonight. Mike Berners-Lee will give an overview of the energy challenge facing the world the role nuclear can play in the UK’s attempts to tackle climate change, when he speaks at the second of four warm-up events for September’s Cumbria Nuclear Conference. Mr Berners-Lee, who lives in Kendal and runs his business Small World Consulting from Lancaster University’s Environmental Centre, will address around 100 invited delegates who will gather at Rheged near Penrith. The brother of world wide web inventor Tim Berners-Lee, he has published two books, ‘How Bad are Bananas – The Carbon Footprint of Everything’ and ‘The Burning Question?’, written with Duncan Clark. The event also includes talks from Simon Sjenitzer, director of energy and climate change at conference sponsors WYG, and Carlisle MP John Stevenson, who will be hosting the main conference on September 21 at Carlisle Racecourse.
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