Climate Minister Greg Barker to deliver keynote address at latest BusinessGreen Sustainability Lecture
Climate Minister Greg Barker will deliver the keynote address at the upcoming BusinessGreen Sustainable Business Lecture Evening on the impact of the Cancun summit on British businesses.
Barker, who will play a key role in the negotiations for the UK, will join a line-up of top green business experts for an evening of short lectures on the crucial Cancun climate change summit at the Royal College of Surgeons on Thursday 25 November.
The minister will deliver the opening address on the evening, providing an insight into the current state of the negotiations and exploring how the talks have moved forward, and in some instances drifted backwards, since last year's Copenhagen summit.
He will also look at the main sticking points that have hampered the talks over the past year, such as the standoff between the US and China, as well as the negotiating tactics that are likely to be deployed in Cancun and the areas where a deal could be brokered.
Barker will be followed by a series of short lectures from Damian Ryan of the Climate Group, Adam Gibbon of Rainforest Alliance and Jeremy Leggett of SolarCentury, on how possible agreements on climate financing, forestry protection and emissions targets could affect UK firms.
The evening will culminate in a question-and-answer session with the panel and networking drinks.
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