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7 Nov, 2018

Energy Seminar 4: Climate Change Scenarios

The Paris Agreement has sent a signal around the world: climate change is a serious issue that governments are determined to address. Steven Fries will present Shell’s latest energy-system scenario, called Sky, which illustrates a technically possible, but challenging pathway for society to achieve the goals of the Paris Agreement. Global Warming of 1.5°C is an IPCC special report on the impacts of global warming of 1.5 °C above pre-industrial levels and related global greenhouse gas emission pathways, in the context of strengthening the global response to the threat of climate change, sustainable development, and efforts to eradicate poverty. The report is due to be published in October 2018 and Prof Jim Skea will discuss its findings.

Venue:Baringa Partners, Dominican Court 17 Hatfields London SE1 8DJ

Speaker(s):Steven Fries, Chief Economist, Shell, Professor Jim Skea, IPCC

The BIEE aims to encourage the exchange of ideas and information between energy professionals from different disciplines and sectors of the industry and to promote a responsible, evidence based approach to the challenges of energy policy and tackling climate change.

We have a diverse membership that cuts across traditional industry sectors with members drawn from academia, government, industry and finance.

BIEE is impartial, globally informed, and focuses on energy economics and policy.

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