The Big Energy Debate

Organizer: IEA

Date: Thu / Dec. 10 - 11:15

Time: 11:15

Area: Green Zone

11:15 – 14:15, Salle 6 (Climate Generation Area)


11:15 – 11:30  Opening Remarks


–          By Dr Fatih Birol

11:30 – 12:45  Development with Much Lower Emissions: What would it Look Like?

Moderated by:


–          Teresa Ribera, Director of Institute for Sustainable Development and International Relations.



–          Nicholas Stern, IG Patel Professor of Economics and Government, London School of Economics


–          Jeffrey Sachs, Director, Earth Institute, Columbia University


–          Stephan Singer, Director, Global Energy Policy, WWF International


–          Marta Torres Gunfaus, Co-Director, MAPS Programme, South Africa


–         Zou Ji, Deputy Director, National Center for Climate Strategy and International Cooperation (NCSC), China


–          David King, Special Representative for Climate Change, Foreign and Commonwealth Office, UK


–          Albert Geber de Melo, Director-General, Centro de Pesquisas de Energia  Elétrica (Cepel), Brazil

13:00 – 14:15  Air Quality and GHGs: Will Rising Concerns about Local Air Pollution Move the Dial on Climate?

Moderated by: Kamel Ben Naceur, Director of Sustainable Energy Policy and Technology



–          Zhou Dadi, Director General (Emeritus), Energy Research Institute, National Development and Reform Commission, China


–          Ajay Mathur, Director General, Bureau of Energy Efficiency, Government of India


–          Célia Blauel, Deputy Mayor of Paris


–          Jos Delbeke, Director General for Climate Action, European Commission


–          Gabriela Ramos, Chief of Staff, OECD


–          Michael Levi, David M. Rubenstein Senior Fellow for Energy and the Environment, Council on Foreign Relations

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