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Green Commission to kick-off – Tuesday 2nd December

Professor Christine Liddell

Professor Christine Liddell of the University of Ulster will address the Green Commission

Sheffield City Council’s Green Commission will be holding its first public hearing of evidence on Tuesday 2nd December at 6pm until 7.30pm. The event takes place at the Town Hall in Reception Room A.

However, the public are not invited to speak.  The Commission members will hear speeches from three experts:

Dr David Pencheon, Director of the NHS Sustainable Development Unit. The NHS Sustainable Development Unit provides leadership, support and policy input to ensure the NHS in England is the leading public sector organisation in promoting sustainable development and mitigating climate change. There is an example from Dr Pencheon’s blog at http://blogs.bmj.com/bmj/2011/12/13/david-pencheon-sustainability-by-stealth-8-steps-to-heaven/.

Dr Adrian Davis, Public Health and Transport Consultant with Bristol City Council. Dr Davis holds a unique post in UK local government with a focus on building the case for sustainable and active forms of travel. There is an example from Dr Davis’ blog at http://www.travelwest.info/evidence

Professor Christine Liddell, Professor of Psychology, University of Ulster. Professor Liddell is a key figure in developing understanding of the links between fuel poverty and mental ill health, whose research interests also include climate change and human factors, smart meters and effective customer interfaces, and health impact assessment. There is a biography at http://blogs.qub.ac.uk/fuelpovertysymposium2014/programme-speakers/guest-presenters/christine-liddell/ .

If you would like to attend, please register by e-mailing greencommission@sheffield.gov.uk . Places will be allocated on a first come first served basis.

 

Topics: Council

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