School of Geography, Earth and Environmental Sciences, University of Birmingham
Dr John Walls (ESPRU, GEES, University of Birmingham) is one of the authors of a recently published report by the Birmingham Policy Commission on the ‘Future of Nuclear Energy in the UK’. This document offers a “state-of-play assessment of nuclear energy’s current circumstances and likely prospects, and a critical examination of what might be done to deliver energy policies that are effective in both the short and longer term”. The Commission Report was launched on 2nd July 2012 with a panel discussion involving Tim Yeo MP (Chair, Energy and Climate Change Committee), Professor Martin Freer (Policy Commission Academic Director) and Stephen Tindale (Climate and Energy Consultant, Associate Fellow at the Centre for European Reform and a member of the Commission). The discussion was chaired by Fiona Fox (Chief Executive, Science Media Centre).