Final AMPERE conference on future climate policy

The final AMPERE conference on Europe's role in future global climate policy was a booked-out event in Brussels on January 21, 2014 at the Centre for European Policy Studies. Presenters from the European Commission, the AMPERE consortium, and stakeholders and experts from the EU, China and USA discussed their insights on climate change mitigation pathways, the role of technology, and the role of European climate policy.

To view the discussed topics, you can download a report of the main AMPERE findings and the conference proceedings.

The presentations given at the conference can be viewed below.



PANELS AND PRESENTATIONS

High-level panel: Assessing climate change mitigation pathways

Welcome - Christian Egenhofer, CEPS

Overview of the AMPERE Project - Ottmar Edenhofer, AMPERE project chair, PIK

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AMPERE insights for discussion - Keywan Riahi, IIASA; Elmar Kriegler, PIK; Pantelis Capros, ICCS

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Keynote: Europe's role in future global climate policy - Ariane Labat, European Commission, DG Climate Action

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Panel discussion on Europe's potential role in the global climate policy context - Ariane Labat, European Commission, DG Climate Action; Teresa Ribera, Institute of Sustainable Development and International Relations; Brian Flannery, Resources for the Future; Sylvain Lhote, Alcoa; Ottmar Edenhofer, AMPERE project chair, PIK

Concluding remarks - Edmond Alphandéry, CEPS

International climate action - timing, technology and coordination

AMPERE findings on climate stabilisation pathways - Elmar Kriegler, PIK; Detlef P. van Vuuren, Utrecht University/PBL; Keywan Riahi, IIASA

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International Panel - Brian Flannery, Resources for the future; Jiang Kejun, Energy Research Institute, NDRC

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European decarbonization - challenges and benefits

The role of research and innovation for European decarbonisation - Andrea Tilche, European Commission, DG Research

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Sectoral impacts and co-benefits of European decarbonisation - Pantelis Capros, ICCS

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Commentators - Brigitte Knopf, PIK; Allen Fawcett, U.S. EPA; Jean-Yves Caneill, EdF

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Conclusion

Contribution of AMPERE and outlook - John Weyant, AMPERE scientific advisory panel

Closing statement - Ottmar Edenhofer, AMPERE project chair, PIK

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