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The Nexus Chemistry – Climate Change: Understanding Trends, Risks and Opportunities
September 2, 2021 @ 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm CEST
Session 1: Role and importance of the chemical industry for tackling climate change.
12:30 | Welcome | with Dr. Jutta Emig, Head of the Division International Chemical Safety, Sustainable Chemistry at the German Federal Ministry for Environment, Nature Conservation and Nuclear Safety – BMU
Dr. Detlef Schreiber, Head CAPCI, Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit – GIZ
12:40 | The chemical industry and climate change: Trends and developments | Dr. Achim Halpaap, Senior Advisor of the Chemicals and Waste Branch in UNEP’s Division of Trade, Industry and Economics (DTIE)
12:55 | The main contributions of the chemical industry for future oriented low carbon technologies | Dr. Brigitta Huckestein, Senior Manager Energy and Climate Policy – BASF, ICCA
13:10 | Discussion 1
13:20 | Climate Change: Different scenarios and their impacts Fernanda de Castro, UNFCCC
13:35 | Discussion 2
13:50 | Summary, Conclusions, Next Steps | Dr. Reinhard Joas, CS3