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COP-19 Side event: Adapting to climate risks in the energy sector

Warsaw, Poland 15 November 2013 18:30 - 20:00


The energy industry is increasingly aware of the need to protect its people, operations and assets from climate damage, in addition to reducing GHG emissions.  This session on adaptation has described how risk management in the energy sector were beginning to integrate climate risk identification and resiliency approaches to form adaptation strategies.

Agenda:

  1. Adaptation in the oil and gas industry – Arthur Lee (Chevron) 15 mins
  2. Shell’s approach to adaptation – David Hone (Shell) 15 mins
  3. Superstorm Sandy and power sector resilience – Dan Chartier (Edison Electric Institute) 15 mins
  4. Power sector experiences with adaptation - Claude Nahon (EDF) 15 mins
  5. Discussion 30 mins

Location: Room Torun, UNFCCC complex (National Stadium, Warsaw)

Part of BINGO day @ COP-19 - http://www.iccwbo.org/bingoday