Webinar: Climate Change – Implications for Extractive & Primary Industries
Chair: Nicolette Bartlett, Senior Programme Manager, CISL.
Guest: David Rice, CISL Fellow and former Director of Policy Unit and Chief of Staff , BP.
Guest: Jon Samuel, Group Head of Government and Social Affairs, Anglo American plc.
- What are the risks and opportunities of climate change to extractive and primary industries?
- How are extractives industries changing their business models to be more low-carbon and circular?
- How do we solve the tension between growing energy demand and climate change impacts?
- What are the merits and demerits of the ‘unburnable carbon’ and carbon capture and storage debates?
- Where might the leadership come from on climate change in this sector and what might it look like?
- Investment in carbon capture and storage & renewables are key
- We need a price on carbon and the markets will respond accordingly
- There are opportunities for reputational gain, not only risks
- We can meet the global energy demand, but not easily
- Consumer boycotts can be a very effective catalyst for change
Does climate change create more opportunities/risks for extractives?
Should we leave unburnable coal in the ground?