Greening the Energy Sector, Second Event of the Series "Green Road to Kunming


(Philippines Time)

12:30 – 12:40 Welcome and Opening Remarks

Francesco Ricciardi, Senior Environment Specialist, Asian Development Bank (ADB)

Priyantha Wijayatunga, Chief, Energy Sector Group, ADB


12:40 – 13:00 Presentation 1: The energy transition and renewables: the 1.5°C challenge

Ute Collier, Deputy Director of the Knowledge, Policy and Finance Centre, International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA)


13:00 – 13:20 Presentation 2: The Convention on the Conservation of Migratory Species of Wild Animals (CMS) and the Energy Task Force: promoting nature-sensitive renewable energy while protecting migratory species

Iván Ramírez, Head of Avian Species Team, Convention on Migratory Species (CMS)


13:20 – 13:30 Q&A, Part 1

Moderator: Francesco Ricciardi, Senior Environment Specialist, ADB


13:35 – 13:55 Presentation 3: Using sensitivity mapping to avoid conflict between birds and renewable energy

Duncan Lang, Senior Environment Specialist, ADB

Tris Allinson, Senior Conservation Scientist, BirdLife International


13:55 – 14:15 Presentation 4: River Links: The benefits of functionally-based river basin assessments for ensuring sustainable hydropower

Alison Joubert and Cate Brown, Southern Waters Ecological Research and Consulting 


14:15 – 14:25 Q&A, Part 2

 Moderator: Francesco Ricciardi, Senior Environment Specialist, ADB


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