Breakfast Dialogue: Towards a low-carbon society: What does it take to transform?

Future Earth Norway invites you to breakfast and a dialogue on the big question: What does it take to transform to a low-carbon society?

Photo by Jes (CC BY-NC-ND 2.0).

Future Earth Norway invites you to breakfast and a dialogue on the big question: What does it take to transform to a low-carbon society?

Panel includes among others:
Hans Bruyninckx - Executive Director in the European Environmental Agency

Frank Geels - Professor of System Innovation and Sustainability at the University of Manchester

Jan Kristensen - Director within Sustainability in the Telenor Group

Karen O´Brien - Professor of Human Geography at the University of Oslo and Future Earth Norway

Breakfast is served from 7:30!
Moderator: Lars-Henrik Paarup Michelsen, Norsk Klimastiftelse

More information:
Climate change is calling for transformations at a scale, scope, rate and penetration unprecedented in human history. How do we do this? How do we transform systems and societies to achieve sustainability?

Research points to a variety of different solutions, ranging from technological innovations, government regulations, and support of market mechanisms, to national and international agreements, alternative economic models, and changes in lifestyle and behaviors. Alone, none these are sufficient for steering societies on a sustainable pathway.

The big question is how we bring the various solutions together so they work together, not only to reduce greenhouse gas emissions but to create real social change. This dialogue will focus on what it really takes to catalyze transformations to sustainability.

Publisert 17. feb. 2016 10:14