Road to COP26: Defining success
Can COP26 become the coalescing global action to fight climate change? Heading to COP26, countries representing almost 75% of global emissions and 80% of global GDP have committed to net zero. The challenge will be to align climate action with these aspirations. The IEA estimates that commercially viable solutions are not available for 51% of the required emissions reductions. Developing countries still seek action on climate finance. What must COP26 deliver to be a success? Former US Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz, former California Air Resource Board head Mary Nichols, and France’s diplomatic point person for the Paris Agreement, Laurence Tubiana have all faced this challenge. Explore with them the challenges and risks to claim success.
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Leadership Dialogue: American Infrastructure and the New Energy Economy
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Play video Leadership Dialogue with Marco Alverà
Leadership Dialogue with Marco Alverà
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Play video Energy Transition: Going Fast or Going Slow?
Energy Transition: Going Fast or Going Slow?
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Play video Leadership Dialogue with André de Ruyter
Leadership Dialogue with André de Ruyter
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Play video Leadership Dialogue with Maynard Holt
Leadership Dialogue with Maynard Holt
(2021) Maynard Holt, CEO of Tudor, Pickering, Holt & Co. reflects on the India Energy Forum by CERAWeek and discusses the shared learnings and global perspectives on the energy and capital transitions from three days in Delhi.
Play video Leadership Dialogue with Ernie Thrasher
Leadership Dialogue with Ernie Thrasher
(2021) Ernie Thrasher, Chief Executive Officer & Chief Marketing Officer of Xcoal Energy & Resources, examines the dynamics behind the rise in global coal prices and the investment outlook for the sector.