EI LIVE free webinar | COVID-19: What does this mean for the fight against the climate crisis?

  • Online
  • 9-12-2020
  • 09:00 - 10:30
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Free online launch event for the Middle East Sustainability Forum 2021

9 December 2020, 09:00 GMT |12:00 Bahrain, Kuwait and Saudi Arabia | 13:00 UAE and Oman
Platform: Webex

This session will take stock of the current sustainability landscape, assessing the immediate impact of COVID-19 on low carbon investment and identifying case studies of organisations and countries that have successfully built back better.

09:00 - Welcome from the chair and Energy Institute

09:10 - Fireside chats: COVID-19: What does this mean for the fight against the climate crisis?

This session will aim to discuss:

  • What lessons can we learn from a global pandemic/crisis when responding to climate change and what would our advice be to government?
  • How will energy efficiency and renewable benefit from COVID-19?
  • How has COVID-19 brought circularity into a sharp focus?
  • The economic impact of COVID-19 - will it make the fight against climate change harder to achieve?
  • Will the COVID-19 fiscal recovery package accelerate or hinder the progress on climate change?
  • Tackling energy poverty during the COVID-19 pandemic
  • Carbon neutrality and the COVID-19 impact: What can organisations' strategies teach us about the climate battle ahead?

09:55 - Voting and Q&A session

10:15 - Summary from the chair and closing remarks

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