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David Mackay knighted in New Years Honours
Professor David Mackay, author of Sustainable Energy - without the hot air has been recognised with a knighthood for services to Scientific Advice in Government and Science Outreach.
Improving public transport services will do little to cut traffic levels without “constraints” such as road closures, pedestrianisation and road user charging, according to Dr Steve Melia, speaking at the Intelligent City Mobility event.
David MacKay wins 2016 Breakthrough Paradigm Award
Breakthrough Institute is proud to announce David MacKay as the 2016 Breakthrough Paradigm Award winner. The Paradigm Award is bestowed annually to individuals whose work has made major contributions to realizing a future where all the world's inhabitants can enjoy secure, free, and prosperous lives on an ecologically vibrant planet.