Environment

The Severn Estuary – A Challenging Environment – Jerry Stanford

Published on April 27, 2017 in 2017 Forum Reports, Economy, Energy, Environment, Presentation
The Severn Estuary – A Challenging Environment – Jerry Stanford

Jerry Stanford, Haven Master at Bristol Port Company continued the talks on the session theme of Governance and collaboration. During his talk he shared the role of Bristol Port and the challenging environment of the estuary and on how they need to manage mud on a grand scale and the marine operations involved and longer term changes and challenges.

Continue Reading

2017 Severn Estuary Strategy – John Harrison

Published on April 27, 2017 in 2017 Forum Reports, Economy, Energy, Environment, Presentation
2017 Severn Estuary Strategy – John Harrison

John Harrison, Chair of the Severn Estuary Partnership opened the session theme on Governance and collaboration. The Severn Estuary Partnership working in partnership for the future of the Severn Estuary. In his talk, John shared an overview of Severn Estuary Partnership, their revised vision and strategy and next steps and the challenges and opportunities for governance in the estuary.

Continue Reading

Energy Development in the Severn Estuary – John Hogg

Published on April 27, 2017 in 2017 Forum Reports, Environment, Presentation
Energy Development in the Severn Estuary – John Hogg

In his talk continuing the session on Environmental Vision for the Estuary, John Hogg, Head of Operations for South East Wales, Natural Resources Wales, he spoke about energy & environment, the role of NRW, context, challenges, the opportunities and moving forward and NRW’s position.

Continue Reading

An Environmental Vision for the Severn Estuary – Gwyn Williams

Published on April 27, 2017 in 2017 Forum Reports, Environment, Presentation
An Environmental Vision for the Severn Estuary – Gwyn Williams

Co-Chair for the conference, Jane Davidson, Pro-Vice Chancellor for External Engagement and Sustainability at the University of Wales Trinity Saint David opened the afternoon session on Environmental Vision for the Estuary. Gwyn Williams, Head of Conservation Investment with the RSPB delivered a presentation entitled Desperately Seeking Sustainability? or An Environmental Vision for the Severn Estuary. During his talk, Gwyn shared that nature is in trouble and asked a key question: can low carbon energy be generated without harming nature?

Continue Reading

Keynote – Delivering New Energy Projects in balance with the environment and the economy – Prys Davies, Welsh Government

Published on April 27, 2017 in 2017 Forum Reports, Economy, Energy, Environment
Keynote – Delivering New Energy Projects in balance with the environment and the economy – Prys Davies, Welsh Government

Prys Davies, Deputy Director – Decarbonisation and Energy, Welsh Government. A transcript of the Keynote speech by Prys Davis on Delivering New Energy Projects in balance with the environment and the economy at the conference.

Continue Reading

Why Sustainable Severn – Johnny Gowdy, Regen

Published on April 27, 2017 in 2017 Forum Reports, Economy, Energy, Environment, Presentation
Why Sustainable Severn – Johnny Gowdy, Regen

After the welcome and opening to the event Co-chair Johnny Gowdy, Director at Regen presented on ‘Why Sustainable Severn’.
In his opening presentation Johnny spoke about as the Bristol Channel and Severn Estuary become the focus for new energy including tidal lagoons and Hinckley C, the estuary is entering a period of radical change.
Building on the themes from the previous two forums of energy, environment and economy, and introduced that the conference will consider how we can deliver new energy projects in balance with the environment and the economy.

Continue Reading

Top