CNBC at COP28: Energy transition - is there a united front?

3rd December 2023

CNBC at COP28: Energy transition - is there a united front? 

World Energy Council Secretary General and CEO, Dr Angela Wilkinson, joined a panel of leaders from across the energy ecosystem including Bob Dudley, Chairman of OGCI and former Group Chief Executive, BP; Hela Cheikhrouhou, Regional Vice President of Middle East, Central Asia, Türkiye, Afghanistan, and Pakistan, IFC - International Finance Corporation; and Walid Sheta, Zone President of Middle East & Africa, Schneider Electric; hosted by CNBC International at COP28 to discuss pressing issues of the day, including: 

�� How can national policymakers, global corporations and investors collaborate to speed up the transition of energy supply from fossil fuels to a range of sustainable and affordable alternatives?

�� As we head into a year where three of the world’s largest economies have elections, how do we balance climate reform and decarbonization with short-term economic needs?

�� Hosted at CNBC’s Sustainable Future Forum to explore how global leaders of business, industry and public policy convey the vision of COP28 to consumers, societies and their other stakeholders.

View the panel in the video below at the 18:45 mark:

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