we are here at the victoria and albert museum in london with a socially distanced public audience, a virtual audience from around the globe, and three of the world's leading engineers. now, the climate catastrophe threatens all of us. but these engineers are at the forefront of providing our world with real solutions. applause. please welcome henry snaith, professor of physics at oxford. through his engineering of low—cost photovoltaics, he discovered thin film solarcells. it could be a hugely significant discovery, as henry hopes it will eventually double the efficiency of solar power and halve the cost. danielle merfeld is an electrical engineer who is chief technology officer and vice—president of ge renewables. ge is the biggest creator of wind turbines worldwide, and she and her team currently have over 40,000 wind turbines out in the field. she'sjoining us by video link from north carolina, usa. kristian eikeland holmefjord is here from norway after braving ten days�* quarantine on arrival in the uk. kristian is at the forefront of efforts to develop battery—powered shi
museum in london. hello, i'm kevin fong, and welcome to the engineers: clean energy.
a huge tourist attraction, got a museum and gallery in it. that's the albert dock at the stanley docker, in the north dockside, a huge investment in a wonderful hotel, an apartment block. what you do is quality. unesco is daft to worry about height. it's quality. and what the city needs to do is carry its people with it. everton consults a city of a thousand people and 95% wanted -- so consult your people be true to your values be authentic do quality work. and whether it is old or new, or small or high, that becomes a matter of taste and preference, and i like a mix. unesco, frankly, are far too rigid on this. and going back to your colleague in doha, i absolutely agree. frankly, we didn't want to lose this status, but now, we are relieved. it has become a huge burden, dealing with unesco. the transaction costs are too high, and frankly, the city cannot go on year after year being in the public headlines. because it fails to meet some unreasonable standards. they said three years ago, you must build nothing in the city, until we approve your
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