12h00 London | 14h00 Johannesburg | 17h30 New Delhi | 20h00 Singapore | 23h00 Melbourne
Broadcast date: Tuesday, 23 February 2021
Moderator: Nicolette Pombo van Zyl
Editor, ESI Africa, South Africa
Speaker: Gaylor Montmasson-Clair
Senior Economist, Trade & Industrial Policy Strategies (TIPS), South Africa
Speaker: Ted Blom
Energy & Mining Analyst, South Africa
Speaker: Dr Tony Surridge
Technical Advisor, Geoscience Council, South Africa
Financing to mitigate or adapt to looming climate issues is receiving more attention but still lags behind traditional thermal generation and commonplace operational considerations.
While an increasing number of governments are starting to consider a more sustainable energy transition as central to future climate strategies, this philosophy raises queries around finding the balance between embracing clean energy and exploiting least-cost resources.
Is the concept of clean coal technologies possible or an oxymoron?
Is a move to exploiting more gas resources a step in the right direction?
|Do the global pandemic and associated drop in oil revenue represent a chance to refocus direct private investment away from coal?|
|Where do human resources fit into the energy transition?|