BINGO Day

BINGO Day COP 20 WEB
"The Business and Industry "BINGO" Day at the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC)"

Friday, 5 December 2014

Cartuel General del Ejercito de Peru

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Objectives
  • Provide constructive policy input from business to the UNFCCC process.
  • Demonstrate the private sector's commitment and contribution to delivering market-based solutions to climate change.
  • Share expertise and best practices in technology cooperation, development and deployment, REDD+, low emissions financing and research and development.

Welcome

(11:00-11:05), Room 2

  • ICC

Opening - What are the challenges in moving towards a comprehensive global agreement in 2015? What is the role of the private sector in tackling climate change?

(11:05-11:25), Room 2

  • Christiana Figueres, Executive Secretary, UNFCCC*
  • H.E. Mr. Manuel Pulgar-Vidal, Minister of the Environment of Peru, President-Designate to COP20 & CMP10*

*invited

Sustainable Bioenergy as part of an integration towards 100% renewables: Case studies and examples.

(11:30—13:00), Room 2

WBA will introduce the theme of 100% renewable energy future and show case studies on the role of bioenergy in achieving this objective. Case studies will address: replacing fossil fuels with biomass and other renewables, biomass potential and supply, bioenergy technology,policies and financing.

Speakers:

  • Experts from the World Bioenergy Association network and invited speakers from the REN Alliance and others

WorldBioenergy Association (WBA)
Ms. Karin Haara
karin.haara@worldbioenergy.org

WorldWind Energy Association (WWEA)
Mr. Stefan Gsaenger

Policies and Actions for Addressing Climate Change in China

(13:15—14:45), Room 2

The policies and actions for addressing climate change will presented, also cover the achievements and barriers.

Tsinghua University, Global Climate Change Institute (GCCI)
Ms. Alun GU
gal@tsinghua.edu.cn

China Green Carbon Foundation (CGCF)
Mr. Jinhong Yuan
jinhongyuan@hotmail.com

Scaling Up REDD+: Catalyzing jurisdictional leadership with new finance sources and mechanisms

(16:45—18:15), Room 2

This side event will showcase jurisdictional REDD+ leadership in key countries, demonstrate the urgent need to, and opportunities for, stimulating demand for REDD+ (with a focus on Indonesia and Brazil), and highlight how successful REDD+ negotiations in Lima and Paris could support such efforts.

Speakers:

  • Government representatives from Instituto de Mudanças Climáticas (IMC, State of Acre, Brazil)
  • Corporación Forestal Nacional (CONAF, Chile)
  • Representatives from Fauna and Flora International (FFI)
  • Respresentatives from Amazon Environmental Research Institute (IPAM).

Verified Carbon Standard Association (VCSA)
Ms. Linda Price
lprice@v-c-s.org

Fauna & Flora International (FFI)
Ms. Zoe Cullen
zoe.cullen@fauna-flora.org

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