Aegean and Eastern Mediterranean: Climate Agendas and Future Path
November 22, 2021
1:30 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
In May 2020, the International Energy Agency announced that exploitation and development of new oil and gas fields must stop this year if the world is to stay within safe limits of global heating and meet the goal of net zero emissions by 2050. The window for tapping into subsea natural gas resources in the region continues to grow smaller as the international community turns toward a more climate-friendly energy agenda. At this critical juncture, how can the countries of the Aegean and Eastern Mediterranean resolve geopolitical disputes and set forth a new roadmap for collaborative regional efforts on energy and the environment?