LCS-RNet 12th Annual Meeting – Accelerating Actions for Leveraging a Climate-Neutral, Sustainable Society

On 15-16 December 2021, the Leveraging a Climate-neutral Society – Strategic Research Network (LCS-RNet) will organise its 12th annual meeting, inviting prominent researchers including Prof. Jim Skea, Co-chair of the IPCC WGIII, as well as Prof. Derk Loorbach, who is renowned for research on transition management. This annual meeting will set “Accelerating Actions for Leveraging a Climate-Neutral, Sustainable Society” as an overarching theme, featuring sessions to discuss decarbonisation in industries, as well as employment, international cooperation and finance for leveraging climate neutral societies.

Day 1
Wednesday, 15 December 2021
18:00-21:00 (JST), 9:00-12:00 (GMT), 10:00-13:00 (CET)
18:00-18:40 (JST)

Opening Plenary

Opening remarks

  • Mikiko Kainuma, Senior Research Advisor, IGES

Keynote presentation 1:“Just and Sustainable Transition”

  • Jim Skea, Co-chair, IPCC AR6 WG3

18:50-19:50 (JST)

Session 1: Decarbonisation in Industries

  • (Chair: Stefan Lechtenböhmer, Wuppertal Institute (WI))

Presentations:

  • “Transition of Energy-Intensive Industries”
    Stefan Lechtenböhmer, WI
  • “Decarbonisation strategies in industry”
    Imogen Rattle, University of Leeds

Panel Discussion:

  • Stefan Lechtenböhmer, WI
  • Imogen Rattle, University of Leeds
  • Erika Mancuso, National Agency for New Technologies, Energy and Sustainable Economic Development (ENEA)
  • Jim Watson, UCL Institute of Sustainable Resources

Discussions

20:00-21:00 (JST)

Session 2: Employment for Leveraging Climate Neutral Societies

  • (Chair: Robert Gross, UK Energy Research Centre (UKERC))

Presentations:

  • Robert Gross, UKERC
  • Akihisa Kuriyama, IGES

Panel Discussion:

  • Robert Gross, UKERC
  • Akihisa Kuriyama, IGES
  • UKERC
  • WI

Discussions

Day 2
Thursday, 16 December 2021
18:00-21:00 (JST),9:00-12:00 (GMT), 10:00-13:00 (CET)
18:00-18:40 (JST)

Opening Plenary

  • (Chair: Hideyuki Mori, IGES)

Keynote presentation 2:

  • “Mobilizing research and design for sustainability transitions”
    Derk Loorbach, Dutch Research Institute for Transitions (DRIFT)

18:50-19:50 (JST)

Session 3: International Cooperation for Leveraging Climate Neutral Societies

  • (Chair: Sergio La Motta, National Agency for New Technologies, Energy and Sustainable Economic Development (ENEA))

Presentations:

  • “International collaboration in clean energy technologies innovation”
    Marcello Capra, Italian Delegate at Strategic Energy Technology Plan – SET Plan and at Mission Innovation
  • “International collaboration in Asia”
    Toshihiko Masui/ Go Hibino, National Institute for Environmental Studies (NIES)

Panel Discussion:

  • Marcello Capra, Italian Delegate at Strategic Energy Technology Plan – SET Plan and at Mission Innovation
  • Toshihiko Masui/ Go Hibino, National Institute for Environmental Studies (NIES)
  • ENEA
  • Bundit Limmeechokchai, Sirindhorn International Institute of Technology, Thammasat University (SIIT-TU)

Discussions

20:00-21:00 (JST)

Session 4: Finance for Leveraging Climate Neutral Societies

  • (Chair: Jean-Charles Hourcade, International Center for Development and Environment (CIRED))

Presentations:

  • Jean-Charles Hourcade, CIRED
  • CIRED
  • Maiko Morishita, IGES (TBD)

Panel Discussion:

  • Jean-Charles Hourcade, CIRED
  • Maiko Morishita, IGES (TBD)
  • CIRED (TBD)

Discussions

Archive (English)