The Green Race to Durban and Beyond

On the 9 November 2011, a debate was organized on comparability, competitiveness and compatibility of climate actions around the world. The event was hosted by The Greens & European Free Alliance of the European Parliament. The debate included topics such as the comparability of implementing climate change policies, the competitiveness of countries in the race for investments in renewable energy generations, the discussion of the requirements of a "Green economy" as a response to global competition and financial crises, as well as the compatibility of low carbon regimes. Special guest speakers included, amongst others, Connie Hedegaard, the EU Climate Commissioner, and Rajendra Kumar Pachauri, the chair of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC). Please follow the links to the respective presentations. The video of the entire conference is available here.

Location: Brussels, Belgium