Risks of low-carbon transition in Poland - materials

„Ryzyka związane z transformacją niskoemisyjną w Polsce”_fot_Kuba_Kiljan_057
We present the short summary of the seminar organised by our Institute on October 12.

The purpose of the event was to present the potential low-carbon transition pathways and their consequences for the labour market, innovativeness of the economy and the energy security of the country. The presentations focused on: risks involved with the Winter Package, EUA prices, the role of coal in Polish Energy Mix, the costs of low-carbon transition for the labour market, investments in energy technologies ect.

 

One of the elements of the meeting was the workshop based on the method developed on the National Technical University of Athens. The aim of the workshop was to collect the opinions of stakeholders on the most important risks associated with the low-carbon transition as well as the risks associated with preserving the status-quo.

 

The list of speakers included: prof. Władysław Mielczarski (PŁ), dr Oscar Van Vliet and Paula Diaz (ETH Zurich), prof. Haris Doukas and Alexandros Nikas (NTUA), Robert Jeszke (KOBiZE), dr hab. Karolina Safarzyńska (UW), dr Artur Wyrwa (AGH), Marek Antosiewicz, Jan Witajewski-Baltvilks and Aleksander Szpor (IBS).

 

The short summary of the seminar is available on the event website → see.

photos: Kuba Kiljan (photo gallery)

 

*The seminar was financially supported by the TRANSrisk project funded from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 (under grant agreement no 642260) and by the Minister of Science and Higher Education in Poland from resources  for science dissemination (No. 892/P-DUN/2017).

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