Brexit and climate change are like apples and tomatoes—there is no reason to mix them. To do so is to perpetuate the false dichotomy that we must choose between the economy and the environment when, in reality, there are no jobs on a dead planet.
In this publication, IIEA Senior Fellow Joseph Curtin argues that the “Trump Effect” has created a powerful countervailing force acting against the momentum which the Paris Agreement on climate change hoped to generate.
Joseph Curtin, Senior Fellow at the Institute of International and European Affairs and Member of the Climate Change Advisory Council
Dirk Beckers discussed the Connecting Europe Facility, a €30 billion fund that designates and provides funding to Projects of Common Interest (PICs), major infrastructure projects in the European Union.
Ernest Moniz, US Secretary of Energy (2013-2017) and President and CEO of the Energy Futures Initiative
In his address, Mr Davies provided insight into the rich and untapped data sets in the home that can be unlocked by advanced Artificial Intelligence and discussed how this can be used to fuel the democratisation of energy.
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