Side Event: Green Energy for a Green Economy
Date: 19 Jun 2012, 17:30 – 19:00
at RioCentro, Room T-5
ORGANISERS: HELIO International and INFORSE
- Hear about tools to monitor progress and identify development and investment opportunities
- See the results of good practices
By Christine Fiebig, HELIO International: Short overview of why a low-carbon transition to renewable energy is the cornerstone of a green economy, and how the Rio+20 decision on green economy could contribute to that transition.
Example of TIPEE tool* to assist decision makers assess and develop low-carbon and resilient energy policies. Key results from a new pilot study in Africa.
By Maryse Labriet, HELIO International and ENERIS Environment Energy Consultants, France/Spain
How markets can be harnessed to promote use low-carbon, renewable energy
By Hazel Henderson, Ethical Markets, USA
Projects and strategies for sustainable energy access and how they contribute to a green economy and poverty reduction.
By Raymond Myles, INFORSE South-Asia and INSEDA, India
Transition to renewable energy in Europe and in Denmark: the plans and proposals, and how they can form a cornerstone for the transition to a Green Economy.
By Gunnar Boye Olesen, INFORSE-Europe and SustainableEnergy, Denmark
Final remarks by Michel Takam, ADEID, Cameroon and Christine Fiebig.
*The TIPEE tool “Traitement de l’Information pour les Politiques Énergétiques et l’Écodéveloppement” (Processing Information for Energy Policies Conducive to Ecodevelopment) was developed by HELIO International.
HELIO International a non-profit thinktank. The organisation is composed of a network of energy analysts who identify, assess, measure and publicise the contribution of energy systems and policies to ecodevelopment (sustainable and equitable development).
HELIO International, att. Christine Fiebig,
31-33 rue de la Colonie – 75013 Paris – France,
Email: [email protected],
INFORSE, International Network for Sustainable Energy, is a network of 180 NGOs working for in practice and politically for the transition to sustainable energy (efficient and sustainable use of renewable energy) . It follow international policies, develop visions and scenarios for large-scale transition to sustainable enerrgy and facilitate project and cooperation among members.