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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

CAPCI Fact Sheet

Webinar Series CAPCI 2-pager


September 2, 2021
12:30 pm - 2:00 pm CEST


Climate Action Programme for the Chemical Industry – CAPCI