Launch seminar presentations

The following presentations were given by members of the Working Party at the launch seminar for ‘Biofuels: ethical issues’ on 13 April 2011.

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Introduction and overview

Professor Joyce Tait

Chair of the Working Party; Scientific Adviser to the Innogen Centre (ESRC Centre for Social and Economic Research on Innovation in Genomics), Edinburgh University

Presentation slides (PowerPoint 18 slides)


Human rights

Professor Simon Caney

Professor in Political Theory, University of Oxford

Presentation slides (PowerPoint 6 slides)

Fair trade and equitable distribution

Dr Mike Adcock

Director, Master of Laws Programme, Durham University

Presentation slides (PowerPoint 11 slides)

Environmental sustainability

Dr Guy C. Barker

Director, Genomics Resource Centre, Life Sciences, University of Warwick

Presentation slides (PowerPoint 7 slides)

New biofuels technologies

Professor Christine Raines

Professor in Plant Biology, University of Essex

Presentation slides (PowerPoint 6 slides)

Energy security

Professor Jim Watson

Director, Sussex Energy Group, University of Sussex

Presentation slides (PowerPoint 6 slides)

Climate change

Dr Nigel Mortimer

Managing Director, North Energy Associates Ltd, Sheffield

Presentation slides (PowerPoint 7 slides)

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