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<strong>Werner Hoyer, President of the European Investment Bank</strong>
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15 . 04 . 2024
Werner Hoyer, President of the European Investment Bank
During COP28, on 4 December, EIB President Werner Hoyer in the thematic session “Multilateral climate resilient debt clauses” highlighted: “The EIB has gradually phased out investments in fossil fuels and is investing record amounts in renewable energy. To promote solidarity, we give our partners breathing space, deferring loan repayments when disaster strikes. Why are we […]
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Damilola Ogunbiyi, CEO and Special Representative of the United Nations SecretaryGeneral (UN SRSG)
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27 . 02 . 2024
Damilola Ogunbiyi, CEO and Special Representative of the United Nations SecretaryGeneral (UN SRSG)
In an article written for The New African Woman, Damilola Ogunbiyi emphasized the importance of diversity in order for the energy sector to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) within seven years. “Women”, writes the Nigerian special representative, “play a crucial role, but the energy sector often does not take their needs into sufficient consideration. […]
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Skea: “Urgency, Agency, Equity” in Climate Change Fight
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31 . 01 . 2024
Skea: “Urgency, Agency, Equity” in Climate Change Fight
Jim Skea, IPCC President and Professor of Sustainable Energy at the Imperial College of London, said that: “This is the decade of climate action, and I want to use this opportunity to set out some clear messages from the IPCC and the scientific community. I can sum it up in three words: urgency, agency, and […]
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Interview with Stefano Laporta, ISPRA and SNPA President
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26 . 05 . 2023
Interview with Stefano Laporta, ISPRA and SNPA President
Stefano Laporta has been the President of the Italian Institute for Environmental Protection and Research (ISPRA) since September 2017, after having served as Director General of the same Institute since 2010. As President, Mr. Laporta chairs the National System for Environmental Protection (SNPA), which brings together the 21 Italian regional environmental protection agencies as well […]
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Interview with Christine Lins, Executive Director of GWNET
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24 . 01 . 2023
Interview with Christine Lins, Executive Director of GWNET
A few years ago in the pages of EJ we met Christine Lins, Executive Secretary of REN21, now Executive Director of GWNET. Christine Lins was appointed as Executive Secretary of REN21, the Renewable Energy Policy Network for the 21st Century, in July 2011. Christine Lins came to REN21 from the European Renewable Energy Council, the […]
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Interview with Mark Waldron, Net Zero Asset Strategy Technical Leader at National Grid
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19 . 10 . 2022
Interview with Mark Waldron, Net Zero Asset Strategy Technical Leader at National Grid
Mark Waldron has more than 30 years’ experience in the field of switchgear and substation equipment in a transmission utility environment. His present role in National Grid is Net Zero Asset Strategy Technical Leader, with a particular focus upon SF6 management and SF6 alternatives in the context of National Grid’s wider responsible business commitments and […]
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