The Role of Energy Efficiency in Addressing the Climate Change Challenge


Event details


Date & time

Wednesday 11 November 2009


Seminar Room 4, Crawford School of Public Policy, #132 Lennox Crossing, ANU


Dr Nigel Jollands, International Energy Agency


Noel Chan
In his presentation Dr Jollands will cover the following elements:
- The role of energy efficiency in addressing the climate change challenge (particularly in relation to a 450ppm scenario)
- the IEA?s current priorities in the energy efficiency policy space
- The role of governments in increasing energy efficiency uptake (particularly in the context of emissions trading) ? drawing on examples of innovative approaches being implemented or considered internationally

Brief Biography
Dr Nigel Jollands? career spans 15 years in energy, resource management and economic analysis fields. In November 2006 he took up a post with the International Energy Agency (IEA) as Principal Administrator in the Energy Efficiency and Environment Division. In February 2009 he was appointed Head, Energy Efficiency Unit at the IEA. This role includes leading the IEA?s energy efficiency policy analysis, coordinating the IEA?s energy efficiency advice to the G8 under the Gleneagles Plan of Action, co-ordinating the Agency?s Energy Efficiency Working Party and participating in In-depth Reviews of member country energy policies. Dr Jollands is currently also leading the IEA?s work on energy in cities and a project on energy efficiency and governance.

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