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Final event at COP26: Reshaping the urban energy landscape – citizens’ perspective on the urban energy transition

November 5th at 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

Big cities all around the world are frontrunners in adopting innovative energy policies that help tackle climate change. Yet, however different their challenges may be, a dialogue between active citizens is essential to reimagine large cities’ energy mix. To do so, the REN21-inspired youth-led initiative gathered young citizens to discuss the ways of ways to reshape the roadmap to carbon neutrality of cities around the globe, for example in Milan, São Paulo, and Amsterdam. At COP26, EYEN and BRICS YEA (BRICS Youth Energy Agency) will share key findings and invite young people to discuss the results during a live expert discussion via an interactive platform.Meet the speakers below. The event is moderated by: Carlotta Ferri (Project Manager COP, @European Youth Energy Network) and Vadim Kuznetsov (Director, Sustainability and Climate, @BRICS Youth Energy Agency).

Check this website for the livestream on 5 November (5:30pm CET, or 4:30 Glasgow time!):

Speakers

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Lea Ranalder

Research Manager at REN21, Main coordinator of the Annual REN21 Global Report Renewables in cities

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Idan Sasson

Project Coordinator, Climate Policy Initiative

About COP26

The UK is hosting the 26th UN Climate Change Conference of the Parties (COP26) in Glasgow on 31 October – 12 November 2021. The COP26 summit brings parties together to accelerate action towards the goals of the Paris Agreement and the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change. More info at: https://ukcop26.org/

Details

Date:
November 5th
Time:
5:30 PM - 7:00 PM