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International Conference: Growing and greening the Economy – New Ideas for G8 and Copenhagen Summits


Rome, 18 May 2009

Sala della Lupa
Camera dei Deputati – Italian Parlamient


h.9,00 Registration
h. 9,45 Introductiory remarks – Francesco Rutelli, President, Centro per un Futuro Sostenibile

CBriding the GAP between Developed and Developing World.
Chair: Gianni Vernetti, MP

  • Christine Loh, CEO, Civic Exchange, Hong Kong
  • Jlahua Pan, Executive Director, Research Center for Sustainable Development, Beijing, People Republic of China
  • Leena Srivastava, Executive Director,  The Energy and resources Institute”, Delhi. India
  • Harunobu Yonenaga, MP, Head of Environment Dpt, Democratic Party of Japan.

The Italian perspectives: from the G8 to the Copenhagen Summit
Chair: Fabio granata, MP

  • Stefania Prestigiacomo, Minister for the Environment, Italy
  • Vittorio Prodi, MEP, member of the EP Committees
  • Paolo Scaroni, CEO Eni
  • Roberto Della Seta, MP
  • Marzio Galeotti, Filippo Giorgi, Alessandro Lanza, Scientific Committee, Centro per un Futuro Sostenibile

Keynote Address: ” The New Politics of  Climate Change” 
Anthony Giddens, Former Director London School of Economics

h. 12,20
“New Engines of Growth: Towards a Green New Deal”
Chair: Matt Browne, Senior Fellow and Director of Global Progress Program, Center for American Progress

  • Matthew Lockwood, Senior Research Fellow Climate Change, Institute for Public Policy Research Center for American Progress
  • Jack Caldwell, Director of Policy for Energy, Center or American Progress, USA
  • Ralf Fücks, President Heinrich Boll Foundation, Berlin




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