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IPIECA’s side event at COP-21: Low emissions pathways and the role of oil and gas

The 21st session of the Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) will be held in December in Paris, France. IPIECA's key engagement will be a side-event on Low emissions pathways and the role of oil and gas, based on our Paris Puzzle materials. We will share our view on the pathway to a low-emissions future, including some of the challenges the world faces in the transition, and key responses. The panellists and audience will then be invited to share their thoughts on what they have heard, opening into a discussion on the actions needed to address climate change and the role of oil and gas.

We will be webcasting this event.

The event will take place at 18:00 - 20:00 on Friday, 4 December 2015, in the IETA-WBCSD Business Hub, located in hall 3 of the accredited UNFCCC blue zone and will feature:

Speaker: Liz Rogers (Vice Chair, IPIECA/Vice President Environment, SR and HSSE, BP)


  • Elliot Diringer (Executive Vice President, C2ES)
  • Jean-François Gagné (Head of Energy Technology Policy Division, IEA)
  • Gerard Moutet (Vice President for Climate Energy, Total)
  • Mark Radka  (Head of Energy, Climate and Technology Branch, UNEP)

Moderator: David Hone (Chief Climate Change Advisor, Shell)

Throughout week 1 of COP-21 (30 November- 6 December), IPIECA will also be exhibiting at a booth within the UNFCCC blue zone.

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