Friday, 27 November 2015
Events - COP 21 - European Union flagship event “Research and innovation: our energy for a low-carbon future” - 8 December 2015, COP 21, Paris, France - European Union Pavilion -room: 'Brussels' (via Research & Innovation)
Τhe European Union flagship event “Research and innovation: our energy for a low-carbon future” will take place at the COP21 in Paris. At the event distinguished speakers will highlight the critical role of research and innovation in making the transition to a low-carbon future happen. The speakers panel include: • Maroš Šefčovič, European Commission Vice-President for the Energy Union • Carlos Moedas Commissioner for Research, Science and Innovation, European Commission • Jerzy Buzek, Member of the European Parliament, Chair of the European Parliament Committee on Industry, Research and Energy (ITRE) • Hans-Joachim Schellnhuber, founding Director of the Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research (PIK) • Nicholas Stern, Chair of the Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment at the London School of Economics (LSE) • Peter Bakker, President of the World Business Council for Sustainable Development The flagship event will take place on Tuesday, 8 December 2015, from 18.30 to 20.
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COP21 will be a crucial round of international climate negotiations with the main objective to endorse a legally binding international climate agreement, under which all Parties would commit to make necessary efforts to keep global warming below 2°C by the end of the century.
DG Research and Innovation, as a member of the European Commission's negotiating task force led by DG CLIMA, will showcase at COP 21 the contribution of research and innovation on climate-related challenges.
Several side events will be organised in the European Union Pavilion, Hall 2B:
You will find below the flyers supporting the events.
Please note that this page will be regularly updated during the COP 21.