» Dr. Jeremy Leggett

Dr. Jeremy Leggett is a social entrepreneur and writer. He founded and is a director of Solarcentury, an international solar solutions company (1997 – present), and founded and is chair of SolarAid, a charity funded with 5% of Solarcentury’s annual profits that builds solar lighting markets in Africa via its wholly owned retail brand SunnyMoney (2006 – present).

He also chairs Carbon Tracker, a climate-and-finance think tank analysing climate risk in the capital markets.

Dr. Leggett is a historian, futurist, and author of four books on the climate-and-energy nexus, the most recent of which is The Winning of The Carbon War, an account of what he sees as the “turnaround years” in the dawn of the global energy transition, 2013 -2015.

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