LCS-RNet Meetings

LCS-RNet 12th Annual Meeting – Accelerating Actions for Leveraging a Climate-Neutral, Sustainable Society

Day1: Wednesday, 15 December 2021, 18:00- 21:00 (JST) (9:00-12:00 (GMT) /10:00-13:00 (CET))
Day2: Thursday, 16 December, 2021, 18:00- 21:00 (JST) (9:00-12:00 (GMT) /10:00-13:00 (CET))

On 15-16 December 2021, the Leveraging a Climate-neutral Society – Strategic Research Network (LCS-RNet) will organise its 12th annual meeting, inviting prominent researchers including Prof. Jim Skea, Co-chair of the IPCC WGIII, as well as Prof. Derk Loorbach, who is renowned for research on transition management. This annual meeting will set “Accelerating Actions for Leveraging a Climate-Neutral, Sustainable Society” as an overarching theme, featuring sessions to discuss decarbonisation in industries, as well as employment, international cooperation and finance for leveraging climate neutral societies. 

Event Details

Date
Day1: Wednesday, 15 December 2021, 18:00- 21:00 (JST) (9:00-12:00 (GMT) /10:00-13:00 (CET))
Day2: Thursday, 16 December, 2021, 18:00- 21:00 (JST) (9:00-12:00 (GMT) /10:00-13:00 (CET))
Venue

Online

Languages
English
Contact

Institute for Global Environmental Strategies (IGES)
LCS-RNet Secretariat

ISHIKAWA Tomoko (Ms.)([email protected])、YANO Sayaka (Ms.)([email protected]

Programme

Day 1
Wednesday, 15 December 2021
18:00-21:00 (JST), 9:00-12:00 (GMT), 10:00-13:00 (CET)
18:00-18:40 Opening Plenary    
Opening remarks Mikiko Kainuma, Senior Research Advisor, IGES  
Keynote presentation1 “Just and Sustainable Transition”
Jim Skea, Co-chair, IPCC AR6 WG3
 
18:50-19:50 Session 1:Decarbonisation in Industries
(Chair: Stefan Lechtenböhmer, Wuppertal Institute (WI))
Presentations “Transition of Energy-Intensive Industries”
Stefan Lechtenböhmer, WI
 
“Decarbonisation strategies in industry”
Imogen Rattle, University of Leeds
 
Panel Discussion Stefan Lechtenböhmer, WI  
Imogen Rattle, University of Leeds  
Erika Mancuso, National Agency for New Technologies, Energy and Sustainable Economic Development (ENEA)  
Jim Watson, UCL Institute of Sustainable Resources  
Discussions    
20:00-21:00 Session 2:Employment for Leveraging Climate Neutral Societies
(Chair: Robert Gross, UK Energy Research Centre (UKERC))
Presentations Robert Gross, UKERC  
Akihisa Kuriyama, IGES  
Panel Discussion Robert Gross, UKERC  
Akihisa Kuriyama, IGES  
UKERC  
WI  
Discussions    
Day 2
Thursday, 16 December 2021
18:00-21:00 (JST),9:00-12:00 (GMT), 10:00-13:00 (CET)
18:00-18:40 Opening Plenary (Chair: Hideyuki Mori, IGES)  
Keynote presentation2 “Mobilizing research and design for sustainability transitions”
Derk Loorbach, Dutch Research Institute for Transitions (DRIFT)
 
18:50-19:50 Session 3:International Cooperation for Leveraging Climate Neutral Societies
(Chair: Sergio La Motta, National Agency for New Technologies, Energy and Sustainable Economic Development (ENEA))
Presentations “International collaboration in clean energy technologies innovation”
Marcello Capra, Italian Delegate at Strategic Energy Technology Plan - SET Plan and at Mission Innovation
 
“International collaboration in Asia”
Toshihiko Masui/ Go Hibino, National Institute for Environmental Studies (NIES)
 
Panel Discussion Marcello Capra, Italian Delegate at Strategic Energy Technology Plan - SET Plan and at Mission Innovation  
Toshihiko Masui/ Go Hibino, National Institute for Environmental Studies (NIES)  
ENEA  
Bundit Limmeechokchai, Sirindhorn International Institute of Technology, Thammasat University (SIIT-TU)  
Discussions    
20:00-21:00 Session 4: Finance for Leveraging Climate Neutral Societies
(Chair: Jean-Charles Hourcade, International Center for Development and Environment (CIRED))
Presentations Jean-Charles Hourcade, CIRED  
CIRED  
IGES (TBD)  
Panel Discussion Jean-Charles Hourcade, CIRED  
IGES (TBD)  
CIRED (TBD)  
Discussions