About This Show
The Emerging Leaders in Environmental and Energy Policy Network (ELEEP) is a joint project of the Ecologic Institute and the Atlantic Council. Launched in fall 2011, ELEEP is a dynamic, membership-only forum for the exchange of ideas, policy solutions, best-practices and professional development for early and mid-career North American and European leaders working on environmental and energy issues. ELEEP currently has over 100 members, split between North America and Europe. Members debate topics of the day online, meet regularly for study tours and other face-to-face activities and collaborate on transatlantic impact projects. ELEEP is financially supported by the European Union and the Robert Bosch Stiftung among others.
Most Recent Episode
"Paris Agreement: Where do we go from here?" - Insights from the ELEEP Tipping Points Conference
Episodes 5-8 of the ELEEP network podcast present insights from a conference organized by the Atlantic Council and Ecologic Institute, which took place June 21-22 in Washington DC. Under the heading “Tipping Points: Finding the Energy-Climate Balance,” the conference brought together decision-makers, civil society, business leaders and scholars to reflect on the nexus of energy and climate policy in the United States, Europe and the international arena. The conference agenda covered a range of different topics and included talks by some of the brightest minds in the field.
This episode features a panel discussion on the future of the Paris Climate Agreement. What are the next steps in implementation? What challenges may arise now that the current US administration has decided to leave the agreement? Does this represent a roadblock or may it have a galvanizing effect, raising the ambition of other countries and subnational actors within the US?
The conference panel included Dr. Jennifer Turner, Director of the China Environment Forum at the Wilson Center; Matthias Duwe, Head of Climate at Ecologic Institute; and David Livingston, Associate Fellow at the Energy and Climate Program of the Carnegie Endowment for international Peace. The panel was moderated by former ambassador, Richard Morningstar, founding director of the Global Energy Center at the Atlantic Council.
To find out more about the Emerging Leaders in Environmental and Energy Policy (ELEEP) Network and view pictures and further impressions from the EU study tour on climate adaptation, please visit the ELEEP Website (www.eleep.eu).
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Special thanks to: Robert Ostwald (Ecologic Institute)
Produced by: Nick Evans (Ecologic Institute)
Music: "American Drab" by Nick Evans