Reviewing ADB’s Energy Policy to Meet the Paris Goal of 1.5 Degrees Celsius

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Reviewing ADB’s Energy Policy to Meet the Paris Goal of 1.5 Degrees Celsius

05 May 2021

 

While climate disasters are plaguing the world,  ADB has spent roughly US$10 billion on fossil fuels under its 2009 Energy Policy. Considering ADB’s historical responsibility to the climate, the current Energy Policy review provides the opportunity to significantly shift its role as an Asian climate finance bank and help to borrow governments meet the Paris Agreement on Climate Change goal of limiting global temperature rise to 1.5°C. The NGO Forum on ADB explored the political appetite among donor countries for a fossil-free ADB and developing Asia, and unpack the pitfalls of false solutions in climate finance.

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This session is part of ADB's 54th Annual Meeting Civil Society Program (CSP) program. 

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Program and Learning Materials: 
Date Session / Activity Presentation Material Speaker(s)
05 May 2021 Introduction Materials will be uploaded once available. Sophie Richmond, Big Shift Global Coordinator Climate Action Network International (Moderator)
05 May 2021 Opening Statement by ADB Reactant Materials will be uploaded once available. Mr. Roger Fischer, Executive Director for Austria / Germany / Luxembourg / Turkey / United Kingdom Asian Development Bank (ADB)
05 May 2021 Statement by Panelist: Speaker 1 Materials will be uploaded once available. Glenn Ymata, Energy Campaigner NGO Forum on ADB
05 May 2021 Statement by Panelist: Speaker 2 Materials will be uploaded once available. Avril de Torres, Research, Policy, and Law Program Head Center for Energy, Ecology and Development (CEED)
05 May 2021 Statement by Panelist: Speaker 3 Materials will be uploaded once available. Hasan Mehedi, Chief Executive Coastal Livelihood and Environmental Action Network (CLEAN)
05 May 2021 ADB Response Materials will be uploaded once available. Mr. Roger Fischer, Executive Director for Austria / Germany / Luxembourg / Turkey / United Kingdom Asian Development Bank (ADB)
05 May 2021 Statement by Panelist: Speaker 4 Materials will be uploaded once available. Titi Soentoro, Executive Director Aksi! for gender, social and ecological justice
05 May 2021 Statement by Panelist: Speaker 5 Materials will be uploaded once available. Dr. Jorge Emmanuel, Adjunct Professor of Environmental Science and of Engineering Silliman University Dumaguete, Philippines DOST Balik Scientist in 2016.
05 May 2021 ADB Response Materials will be uploaded once available. Mr. Roger Fischer, Executive Director for Austria / Germany / Luxembourg / Turkey / United Kingdom Asian Development Bank (ADB)

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