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Climate Action 2010-2011

45 CCS: an essential

45 CCS: an essential element in achieving climate goals Nobuo Tanaka, Executive Director of the International Energy Agency 48 SPECIAL REPORT – Grupo Modelo: Brewing beer by-products into energy 49 Why wind power will lead the low-carbon energy supply of the future Professor Arthorous Zervos, President of the European Wind Energy Association (EWEA) 54 The role of nuclear energy in combating climate change Luis Echávarri, Director-General of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) Nuclear Energy Agency (NEA) 59 SPECIAL REPORT – CEMIG: Clean energy initiatives 60 Mapping the future: Why bidding farewell to fossil fuels is in our interests – and how it can be done Alexander Ochs, Director of the Climate and Energy Program, Worldwatch Institute 64 The case for local, renewable energy Stephen Cirell, Former Director of the Green Cornwall programme for Cornwall Council, UK 66 Modernising the workforce: understanding the role of human capital in responding to climate change Daniel Kreeger, Co-founder and Executive Director of the Association of Climate Change Officers 68 Energy efficiency in buildings: realpolitik for mitigation Dr Paul Waide, Director of Navigant Consulting’s European Energy Practice, and Vince Reardon, Communications Consultant for the Renewable Energy & Energy Efficiency Partnership (REEEP) 71 Dormant renewables in Russia. Time to wake up Elena Merle-Béral, Energy Analyst, International Energy Agency (IEA) TECHNOLOGY AND BUSINESS 74 Matchmaking global experts online for faster clean energy developments Lewis Milford, President and Founder of Clean Energy Group (CEG) and the Clean Energy States Alliance (CESA) 77 SPECIAL REPORT – Nokia Siemens Networks: Smart energy management drives environmental sustainability Anne Larilahti, Head of Sustainability, Nokia Siemens Networks 79 Mimicking nature to mitigate climate change Bryony Schwan, Executive Director, The Biomimicry Institute 84 A global transition to efficient lighting Rudy Provoost, CEO of Philips Lighting Martin Goetzeler, CEO of OSRAM 88 ICTs are uniquely important in combating climate change Dr Hamadoun I. Touré, Secretary-General of the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) | 4 |

92 Conserving urban water resources cuts greenhouse gas emissions Jerry Yudelson, Author and founder of Green Buildings Consultancy Practice Yudelson Associates 98 Natural capitalism – nature’s economy L. Hunter Lovins, Founder of Natural Capitalism Solutions (NCS) 101 Respect: businesses can lead on sustainability Kaj Embrén, Co-founder of Respect FINANCE AND MARKETS 104 Achieving a low-carbon economy requires a private investment revolution Remco Fischer, Programme Manager, UNEP Finance Initiative 108 SPECIAL REPORT – Maersk Line: Shipping can help tackle global climate change 110 Financing climate action. Four questions needing answers Andrew Steer, Special Envoy for Climate Change, The World Bank 113 The ‘green race’ is on Matthew Bateson, Director of Energy & Climate for the World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD) 115 Low-carbon world-beaters: energy-efficient solutions are growth drivers for blue-chips Emma Howard Boyd, Director of Jupiter Asset Management 118 Why business is buzzing on climate change Malini Mehra, Founder of the Centre for Social Markets (CSM) REDD, SUSTAINABLE FOREST MANAGEMENT AND AGRICULTURE 121 Stepping up climate and forest action: countries are already acting to save the world’s remaining tropical forests Jens Stoltenberg, Prime Minister of Norway 124 SPECIAL REPORT – Viken Skog: A forest cooperative – a model of sustainable forestry in Norway 126 Creating incentives for avoiding deforestation and forest degradation His Excellency, President Bharrat Jagdeo of Guyana 129 SPECIAL REPORT – ESRI: A systems approach to climate change. GIS gives us hope Jack Dangermond, Esri 131 Brazilian policy to address climate change: relevant role to REDD+ Izabella Teixeira, Minister of Environment for Brazil 134 How climate change can catalyse sustainable land management Dr Charlotte Streck, Director of Climate Focus | 5 |