The Centre for Carbon Measurement at NPL brings together academic and business partners with government and is designed to ensure that we can have confidence in the measurements we need to improve our understanding of the global climate, deliver policies for mitigating climate change, and accelerate the development of low carbon technologies.
Minister of State for Universities and Science
The Institute for Sustainability is very supportive and fully recognises the value of the Centre for Carbon measurement. It complements well out charitable objectives which are to accelerate sustainable developments, including through facilitating demonstrations for which we capture and share the leasing to inform future developments.
Director for Research and Business Development
Institute for Sustainability
Global climate change is one of the most challenging issues facing policy makers and industry today. Mitigation of and adaptation to climate change will require coordination and collaboration between science, business and governments.
The Centre for Carbon Measurement at NPL will build on NPL's capability, working with partners to address the following three areas:
- NPL featured a unique demonstration of satellite technology at the UK's biggest festival of science, technology, ideas and discovery.
- NPL's Matt Whitney discusses the emerging capabilities of satellites to monitor global carbon emissions.
- NPL's Marieke Beckmann discusses the key measurement challenges for developing the smart grid.
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