12 December 2012
Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation and Nuclear Safety (BMU)
Berlin, Germany

German Launch of the Global Energy Assessment

The Global Energy Assessment, in co-operation with the German Advisory Council on Global Change (WBGU), will be presented at the German Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation and Nuclear Safety in Berlin on 12 December, 2012, from 14:00-16:00.

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The event will highlight the key findings of the Global Energy Assessment with particular emphasis and discussion being placed on the implications for a transformation of German energy systems. This event will bring together leading German experts from academics, industry and politics to discuss the possible pathways towards a sustainable future in Germany and world-wide.



Presentation of the major outcomes of the Global Energy Assessment Report (GEA):
Prof. Dr. Nebojsa Nakicenovic, WBGU, IIASA and TU Wien
Prof. Dr. Helga Weisz, Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research

Panel Discussion with:
Prof. Dr. Nebojsa Nakicenovic, WBGU, IIASA and TU Wien
Prof. Dr. Helga Weisz, Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research
Dr. Michael Weinhold, Chief Technology Officer, Siemens AG, Energy Sector
Karsten Löffler, Chief Financial Officer / Chief Operating Officer, Allianz Climate Solutions GmbH.

Moderation: Marianne Haug, Universität Hohenheim

Registration is required.  Please register here.
For more information please visit the WBGU website.

Venue
Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation and Nuclear Safety (BMU)
Stresemannstraße 128-130
10117 Berlin

Time: 14:00-16:00

Media

The event will be preceded by a press conference at 11:00 am, at the Bundesministerium für Umwelt, Naturschutz und Reaktorsicherheit (BMU), Stresemannstraße 128-130, 10117 Berlin. The press conference will include IIASA Deputy Director Nebojsa Nakicenovic, Prof. Dr. Jürgen Schmid, former director of the Fraunhofer Instituts für Windenergie und Energiesystemtechnik (IWES). Moderation: Dr. Benno Pilardeaux, WBGU.

For more details or to RSVP, please sign up by 11 December at http://www.wbgu.de/anmeldung-gea-2012_presse/.


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