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CANCELLED – The Road to Paris: The Political Economy of Decarbonisation

CANCELLED: We regret to announce that this event has been cancelled, as two of the speakers are unable to attend due to unforeseen circumstances.

Date: October 22, 2015, 12:15 pm Topic: Green economy

CANCELLED: We regret to announce that this event has been cancelled, as two of the speakers are unable to attend due to unforeseen circumstances.

The Paris climate summit (COP21) is fast approaching and important elements of a possible agreement are emerging. What is already certain is that any agreement will be as much political and economic as it is environmental. So what are the considerations that most impact decarbonisation policies? Does a consistent picture emerge?

Ottmar Edenhofer will give a presentation on the latest findings from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change. Simone Mori will provide the perspective of industry and Jos Delbeke an institutional perspective in a panel debate chaired by Georg Zachmann.

Schedule

Oct 22, 2015

12:00 - 12:30

Check-in and Coffee

12:30 - 12:50

Presentation

Ottmar Edenhofer, Director, Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research; Director, Mercator Research Institute on Global Commons and Climate Change; Professor for the Economics of Climate Change, Technische Universität Berlin

12:50 - 14:00

Comments and Audience Q+A

Chair: Georg Zachmann, Senior Fellow

Jos Delbeke, Senior Adviser at the European Political Strategy Centre, European Commission and Former Director General at DG Climate Action, European Commission

Simone Mori, Member of the Board

14:00 - 14:30

Sandwich Lunch

Speakers

Jos Delbeke

Senior Adviser at the European Political Strategy Centre, European Commission and Former Director General at DG Climate Action, European Commission

Ottmar Edenhofer

Director, Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research; Director, Mercator Research Institute on Global Commons and Climate Change; Professor for the Economics of Climate Change, Technische Universität Berlin

Simone Mori

Member of the Board

Georg Zachmann

Senior Fellow

Location & Contact

Bruegel, Rue de la Charité 33, 1210 Brussels

Matilda Sevón

[email protected] +32 2 227 4212

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