UK’s energy and climate diplomacy after Brexit: learning from Norway and Switzerland

4:00 PM - 5:30 PM, 22 October 2018
Imperial College , Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS), 12 Great George Street, Parliament Square, London, United Kingdom

You are invited to this Green Alliance event to discuss how the UK can continue to act collaboratively with the EU to raise ambition and achievement in international climate diplomacy, after Brexit.

They will explore how Norway and Switzerland work alongside the EU to raise global climate action and what a future UK-EU climate partnership, formal or otherwise, might mean for collaborative climate and energy policy across Europe.

Expert panellists:

  • Vidar Helgesen, Norway’s special representative for the ocean and former minister of climate and the environment
  • Jean-Christophe Fueeg, ambassador, head international energy affairs, Swiss Federal Office of Energy

  • Peter Betts, former director of international climate and energy, BEIS

Chaired by Polly Billington, director, UK100

The debate will run from 4.00 - 5:30pm, followed by a drinks reception.

This event will bring together around 50 climate experts from across business, NGOs, think tanks, academia and government.