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Green Economy
Making a Green Economy Happen
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query_builder 10:30 - 12:00
place Hall 7
card_travel Parallel Session
mic English
Making a Green Economy Happen
Format: Interactive Panel and Q&A

Identifying principles to guide progress towards a green economy and learning from practice to catalyse action
Making a Green Economy Happen builds on the earlier sessions within this topic, recognising the need to imagine the green economy, measure progress, finance the green economy and create value. Adding to the insights from the earlier discussions, this session will emphasise the need for empowerment, space and agency for individuals, businesses and organisations to act on climate change. This will enable responses to be flexible and adaptive, making them more locally relevant and acceptable, whilst being fair for current and futures generations.
  Chair: Professor Simon Collinson Deputy Pro-Vice-Chancellor for Regional Engagement, Director of the WM-REDI and City-REDI, University of Birmingham
  Vaitea Cowen Enapter, Germany
  Lord Deben Chair Climate Change Committee, UK Gov, UK
  Professor Chukwumerijie Okereke Director of Center for Climate and Development, Alex Ekwueme Federal University Ndufu-Alike Nigeria
  Ed Cox Director of Inclusive Growth and Public Service Reform, WMCA
  Dr Mao Amis Director, African Centre of Green Economy
Oral Presentation Xinfang Wang A Capabilities-Led Approach to Assessing Technological Solutions for a Rural Community
Virtual Oral Presentation Lan Wu Integrating renewable energy sourced-electricity into electricity market in China: a regulatory law analysis
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