Climate & Sustainability Past Events

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Dr Christina Demski, Deputy Director of the Centre for Climate Change and Social Transformations (CAST) and Niamh Boyle, Founder and Managing Director of the Reputations Agency.
IIEA6th October 20201min

This event explores the effort to build public support for the energy transition to a low carbon future, which is vital to the transition’s success.

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Professor Ottmar Edenhofer is Director and Chief Economist of the Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research (PIK).
IIEA29th September 20201min

Professor Edenhofer examines the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on sustainable economics and climate policies. He explains how a ‘European Fund for Climate Protection’ would safeguard climate investments.

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Professor Ottmar Edenhofer is Director and Chief Economist of the Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research (PIK).
IIEA16th September 20201min

Professor Edenhofer examines the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on sustainable economics and climate policies. He explains how a ‘European Fund for Climate Protection’ would safeguard climate investments.

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Kevin McGeeney, CEO of SCB Group
IIEA25th November 20191min

In his address to the IIEA, Kevin McGeeney analyses the risks posed by climate change to the financial system. Mr McGeeney examines the recent developments in the renewable energy markets and discusses the emerging trend of mandatory climate-related financial risk disclosures, as proposed by the European Commission and the Financial Stability Board.

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Neil Kermode, Managing Director, European Marine Energy Centre (EMEC)
IIEA13th November 20191min

In his keynote address, Neil Kermode demonstrates how the alchemy of turning seawater into electricity has finally been proven to be both predictable and achievable. Mr Kermode provides a personal perspective on the potential of marine energy to tackle climate issues and develop a new economy for the 21st century.

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Carlos Lopes, African Union High Representative on the Partnership with the EU Post-2020
IIEA6th November 20191min

In his address to the IIEA, Dr Lopes discusses the entry into force of the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) this year and whether African countries will be able to exploit opportunities to further lead the continent on a path of development.