Hot Seat with Alan Netherwood

Hot Seat with Alan Netherwood

Tuesday, 16 January 2018 - 11:00am to 11:45am

Governance for Future Generations and Climate Adaptation – Wales case studies

Honorary Research Fellow – Dr. Alan Netherwood , Cardiff University, Wales, UK


Wales has some new innovative legislation, The Future Generations Act which aims to focus governance and public sector planning towards meeting the needs of future generations. 

Alan has been working with Wales’ Future Generations Commissioner,  public bodies and the third sector to explore how this legislation can develop futures governance, sustainability and climate adaptation.

His professional and academic background include scenario planning, climate adaptation and foresighting within the public sector.

Some of Alan's work on this agenda includes:

Future Generations Act 

Generation 2050 – better long term decision making

Sustainable Governance


Web tools and Projects we developed

  • Open-NEM

    The live tracker of the Australian electricity market.

  • Paris Equity Check

    This website is based on a Nature Climate Change study that compares Nationally Determined Contributions with equitable national emissions trajectories in line with the five categories of equity outlined by the IPCC.

  • liveMAGICC Climate Model

    Run one of the most popular reduced-complexity climate carbon cycle models online. Used by IPCC, UNEP GAP reports and numerous scientific publications.

  • NDC & INDC Factsheets

    Check out our analysis of all the post-2020 targets that countries announced under the Paris Agreement.