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World Future Energy Summit – Effective government and business strategies

Abu Dhabi, 2017-01-17

Dr. Barbara Buchner led a panel discussion on January 17, 2017 at the World Future Energy Summit, “Effective government and business strategies for implementing the Paris Climate agreement.”

The Paris Agreement marked a turning point in global action on climate change, with around 195 governments agreeing to ambitious targets over the coming decade. Delivering on the National Determined Contributions and adopting climate change mitigation and adaptation strategies will result in a significant shift in infrastructure and the built environment.

Moderator: Barbara Buchner, Executive Director, Climate Finance, Climate Policy Initiative

11:05-11:15 Keynote introduction:
Felipe Calderón, Chairman, Global Commission on the Economy & Climate

11:15-11:55 Panel discussion:
Mohamed Jameel Al Ramahi, CEO, Masdar
Piyush Goyal, Minister of State with Independent Charge for Power, Coal, New and Renewable Energy and Mines, India
Adnan Amin, Director General, IRENA
Manuel Pulgar-Vidal – Minister of State for Environment, Peru
Mustapha Bakkoury, President, Masen