04.03.2014 | DIE/KAS/SDSN: The German "Energiewende" in the global context: lessons and pitfalls for low-carbon transformation

Date and time: 04 March 2014, 18:00 – 20:00 h (followed by a reception)

Venue: Akademie der Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung, Tiergartenstraße 35, 10785 Berlin

Germany’s energy transition is high on the political agenda. Whether or not the so-called “Energiewende” may become a global model for low-carbon transformation will be discussed among our panelists:

  • Claudia Kemfert, Head of Department “Energy, Transportation, Environment”, German Institute for Economic Research / Deutsches Institut für Wirtschaftsforschung (DIW)
  • Dirk Messner (moderator), Director, German Development Institute / Deutsches Institut für Entwicklungspolitik (DIE) & Co-Chair, German Advisory Council on Global Change (WBGU)
  • Nebojsa Nakicenovic, Deputy Director, International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA) & Member of the German Advisory Council on Global Change (WBGU)
  • Jeffrey D. Sachs, Director, Sustainable Development Solutions Network (SDSN) & Director, The Earth Institute at Columbia University

The event is co-organised by the German Development Institute / Deutsches Institut für Entwicklungspolitik (DIE), the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung (KAS), and the Sustainable Development Solutions Network (SDSN).

More information

Online registration form (to be filled in until 24 February 2014: limited places)

Source: DIE, 10.02.2014