Tuesday, January 21, 2014

Event: Warsaw? Where next for the UN Climate Caravan? (BEC HK) (23 Jan 2014)

Warsaw? Where next for the UN Climate Caravan? 

Event Date: 23 Jan 2014 
Event Time: 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
 Venue: PwC, 21/ F, Edinburgh Tower, The Landmark, Central, Hong Kong Fee: Free Contact: Ms Joey Hui Email: joey@bec.org.hk Telephone: 2784 3958

Business Environment Council (BEC) Climate Change Business Forum (CCBF) Advisory Group and Civic Exchange invite you to join us for an annual update on efforts to both tackle the Greenhouse Gas emissions which are causing climate change and adapt to the climate change which is inevitable.
Questions to consider:
  • What happened at the November 2013 UN Climate Conference at Warsaw? Where will the UN process go next? 
  • Is the UN on course to conclude a deal at their December 2015 meeting in Paris?
  • When will the Green Climate Fund start to operate? 
  • Was the deal done on REDD+ (forests) at Warsaw significant? 
  • What action on climate change is being taken outside of the UN process?
4:00pmWelcomingMr John Barnes (PwC)
Session 1: What happened at Warsaw and where is the UN process going?
4:05pmOverviewMr Wai-shin Chan (HSBC)
Reporting from WarsawDr Jeanne Ng (CLP)
A Government viewMr. C F Wong (EPD)
Moderated discussion with Q&A from the floorPanelists:
Mr Wai-Shin Chan (HSBC)
Dr. Jeanne Ng (CLP)

Mr Simon Ng (Civic Exchange)
4:55pmCoffee/Tea break
Session 2: Action on climate change outside the UN process. What should Hong Kong do and how might it be affected?
5:10pmLow carbon economy actionDr Hannah Routh (PwC)
Climate FinanceMs Alexandra Tracy (ASrIA)
Energy options – HK and beyondMr Robert Allender (ENERGY Resources Management)
Moderated discussion with Q&A from the floorPanelists:
Dr Hannah Routh (PwC)
Ms Alexandra Tracy (ASrIA)
Mr Robert Allender (ENERGY Resources Management)

Mr Hendrik Rosenthal (BEC)
6:00pmMeeting ends
Please download and fill in the REGISTRATION FORM to reserve your seat(s). Successful registrations will be notified separately. For further information, please contact Ms Joey Hui (T 2784 3958  E joey@bec.org.hk)
* The programme may change, and the organiser reserves rights to change it without prior notification
** Professional photographers and videographers are often present at the Event to take photos and videos which may be edited and used by Civic Exchange in the video channel and other promotion materials in the ordinary course of our business. By attending the Event, you acknowledge and agree that your image may be used by Civic Exchange, solely for this purpose.
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