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December 2022



Register Now for Our First Webinar of 2023

In our first webinar of 2023, we will be inviting Sam Alvis, Head of Economy at Green Alliance, to discuss how economic research can be leveraged to influence policy.The UK’s macroeconomic environment is unlikely to look any healthier by the next election. Both parties will be looking for policies that help to boost growth and everyday economic outcomes. Sam will discuss why they’re focusing on green growth, what openings that might mean for greening government policy over the next two years, and how his organisation is building its understanding of green economic policy.

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Sam is head of economy at Green Alliance, and an Associate Fellow at IPPR specialising in net zero and the economy. He is a member of Chatham House’s governing council focusing on widening access, and research. Sam has worked as an adviser to the Labour Party, was a senior adviser to Tony Blair, and led on Brexit and industrial strategy for the Wellcome Trust. Outside of work Sam is a school governor, a trustee for Bristol Museums and a mentor with the Social Mobility Foundation. He holds a MSc in Climate Change.


Research and Resources

Below is a short list of some recent publications and resources that caught our eye this month:

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End of Year Message

Thank you for being a part of UKNEE, either as a member or newsletter subscriber, throughout 2022. We are very happy to have you on board and hope to continue to engage in conversations with you all next year at webinars, online, and in person.

In 2023 we will continue to deliver our webinar series and will see envecon return to being an in-person event at the Royal Society, London. Tickets and registration will open in January. We will also continue to improve our newsletter, website, and membership offering, so watch this space!

For now, we wish you all a restful festive break and a very happy new year.

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