Energy Transition Debate

26 mar 2021 15:00 17:00 ENG

Part of the seminar series UN Theme Week 2021 organised by UN Students Bergen.

We live in a time of rapid climate change and increasing energy demands, and now more than ever, we need to transition to sustainable energy sources.

Join the seminar on Zoom here.

This event will explore SDG 7, Clean and Affordable Energy.

Guest panelists include UiB lecturers, researchers, and representatives of local companies will introduce their areas of expertise and discuss sustainable energy transition, energy resources and affordability.

This event will include perspectives and case studies from a range of countries. In the second half of the event attendees will have the opportunity to ask the panelists questions in an exciting debate! 

Speakers and their respective topics:

  1. Kristin  Guldbrandsen Frøysa: Energy Resources in a Global Perspective 
  2. Astrid Nybø: Bergen Offshore Wind Centre
  3. Vadim Vinichenko: Phasing out of fossil fuels (focus on Eastern Europe)
  4. Thor Jensen: Energy transition in South Africa 

 

 

This event is organized by UN Students Bergen. For more information and to sign up, see their Facebook 

 

Photo: Beyond Coal & Gas Image Library on Flickr.