COP26 debrief: Take Aways from the Glasgow Climate Pact
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About The Event
From October 31 to November 13 the 2021 United Nations Climate Change Conference, more commonly referred to as COP26, was held at in Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom. After two weeks of intense negotiations world leaders signed off on a new climate change agreement vowing to keep the Paris agreement 1.5 goal alive.
But what is the status of the climate crisis and how far have we actually come since the Paris Agreement of 2015? Join us for this seminar where Senior Energy Expert at the Royal Danish Embassy Sune Strøm will break down the decisions taken under COP 26, and give his take on what response to expect from the Danish and Japanese governments moving forward.
About the speaker:
Sune Strøm is a senior energy expert focusing at designing regulatory framework that enables renewable energy and in particularly wind power to become a pillar in the green transformation of societies.
Sune Strøm has more than 13 years of deep experience with regulatory issues for wind power and especially offshore wind power from especially Europe as well as new markets in Asia and the US. Besides the regulatory framework Sune Strøm has also insights into how the wind industry contributes to economic activities from the local and regional level to the national and global level.
Since November 2020, he has been at the Royal Danish Embassy to Japan and before moving to Japan he worked 7 years as Regulatory Expert at Ørsted. In Ørsted, Sune Strøm managed regulatory issues for offshore wind energy in Denmark and other markets from initial Maritime Spatial Planning, auction design and all the way to the framework for decommissioning of offshore wind parks. Before joining Ørsted he worked five years as Chief Economist in Wind Denmark the trade association for the broad wind industry in Denmark. In Wind Denmark, he focused at the framework for wind power markets and supporting the interests of the Danish wind industrial supply chain.