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What to expect from COP21?

As the COP21 conference approaches, what are the political and economic considerations?

Date: November 26, 2015, 12:00 pm Energy & Climate Tags & Topics

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?

Thomas Spencer gave a presentation on the contributions (INDCs) submitted by the parties ahead of COP21. In a subsequent panel debate Simone Mori gave the perspective of industry and Jos Delbeke a point of view from the Commission.

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Event Materials

Thomas Spencer – Presentation
Simone Mori – Presentation
Bruegel Event Notes

Schedule

Nov 26, 2015

12:00-12:30

Check-in and Coffee

12.30-12.50

Presentation - Analysis of the contributions (INDCs) submitted by the parties ahead of COP21

Thomas Spencer, Programme Director Climate, IDDRI

12.50-14.00

Comments and Audience Q+A

Chair: Simone Tagliapietra, Research Fellow

Jos Delbeke, Director General at DG Climate Action, European Commission

Simone Mori, Executive Vice President, Enel, and President, Assoelettrica

14.00-14.30

Lunch

Speakers

Jos Delbeke

Jos Delbeke

Director General at DG Climate Action, European Commission

Mori Image

Simone Mori

Executive Vice President, Enel, and President, Assoelettrica

photo Thomas Spencer (2)

Thomas Spencer

Programme Director Climate, IDDRI

Simone Tagliapietra

Simone Tagliapietra

Research Fellow

Location & Contact

Bruegel, Rue de la Charité 33, 1210 Brussels

Matilda Sevón

Matilda Sevón

matilda.sevon@bruegel.org +32 2 227 4212

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