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British Institute of Energy Economics annual University of Edinburgh Business School event


Are the world’s long-term decarbonisation needs compatible with a continuing role for coal?

A panel of experts will analyse the BP 2019 Energy Outlook Report (published February 2019) and explore the challenge of stemming the increase in coal production, especially in the developing economies.

Speaker: Jorge Blazquez; Head of Power and Renewables Analysis; BP


  • Professor Charles Hendry; BIEE President; Former UK Government Minister for Energy and Honorary Professor; University of Edinburgh Business School (panel chair)
  • Adrian Gault; Chief Economist; The Committee on Climate Change
  • Professor Stuart Haszeldine; Chair in Carbon Capture and Storage; School of GeoSciences, University of Edinburgh
  • Dr Xi Liang; Senior Lecturer in Energy Finance & Director, Centre for Business and Climate Change; University of Edinburgh Business School