Sustainability after COVID-19: Can the global Green New Deal movement survive the pandemic?

Veranstaltungsart
Webinar

Ort/Datum
Online, 12.05.2020

Veranstalter

Green Growth Knowledge Partnership (GGKP), German Development Institute / Deutsches Institut für Entwicklungspolitik (DIE)


  • Are there trade-offs or synergies between financing economic recovery and transitioning towards sustainability?
  • Which areas, sectors or activities should be prioritized in a Green New Deal, given the economic crisis and competing claims?
  • What could a Green Deal look like in a developing country context?

 

On 12 May we discussed on these important questions about what COVID-19 means for the Green Deals worldwide. The panel featured experts from the Colorado State University's School of Global Environmental Sustainability, Council on Energy, Environment and Water (CEEW), ThyssenKrupp, University College London (UCL) and World Resources Institute  German Development Institute / Deutsches Institut für Entwicklungspolitik (DIE).


Speakers

  • Edward B. Barbier, University Distinguished Professor at the Department of Economics at Colorado State University and author of A green post-COVID-19 recovery Thinking must start now about the kind of sustainable economic recovery needed after the pandemic
  • Paul Ekins, Director of the University College London (UCL) Institute for Sustainable Resources
  • Arunabha Ghosh, Chief Executive Officer at the Council on Energy, Environment and Water (CEEW)
  • Helen Mountford, Vice President of Climate & Economics, World Resources Institute (WRI)
  • Hans-Jörn Weddige, Group Coordinator of Energy, Climate and Environment Policies, ThyssenKrupp

 

Moderation

  • Anna Pegels, Senior Researcher, German Development Institute / Deutsches Institut für Entwicklungspolitik (DIE)

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Veranstaltungsinformation

Datum / Uhr
12.05.2020 / 15:00 - 17:00

Ort

Online