Shipping under scrutiny at COP21, UCL-Energy Lecturer Tristan Smith participates in COP21 side event
9 December 2015
On December 5th, UCL-Energy Lecturer and lead author of the Third IMO GHG, Dr Tristan Smith participated in the COP21 side event: The Path for Low Carbon Shipping. This event considered what options are available to put shipping on a sustainable path, and how a successful COP Agreement can contribute to this objective.
The speakers at this event included:
Welcome remarks by the Permanent Secretary of State, Danish Ministry of Energy, Utilities and Climate, Thomas Egebo
Tony de Brum – Foreign Minister, Republic of the Marshall Islands
Maria Bruun Skipper – Director, Danish Shipowner’s Association
Tristan Smith – Lecturer at the UCL Energy Institute and lead author of the Third IMO GHG Study
Bill Hemmings – Director aviation and shipping, Transport&Environment
Moderated by Jose Maria Figueres, Co-Chair Global Ocean Commission and former president of Costa Rica.
With closing remarks by the Managing Director, European Climate Foundation, Christoph Wolff
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