• March 10 - 14, 2025

Climate and Sustainability

Climate and Sustainability Sessions

Spotlight | Accelerating Carbon Management

According to the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), large-scale Carbon Dioxide Removal (CDR) is required to limit warming to 1.5 °C. Th... Read More

COP28 Chronicles: Achievements, implications and a way forward

The “UAE Consensus” that emerged at COP28 included language around "Transitioning Away" from fossil fuels for the first time. What will be the realist... Read More

Weathering the Change: What are the links between climate change and extreme events?

As our planet undergoes unprecedented environmental shifts, understanding the connections between climate change and extreme weather phenomena becomes... Read More

Measuring Tomorrow's Risks: Quantifying physical risks in a warmer world

As climate change intensifies, understanding and measuring the physical risks associated with changing climate are paramount. With 2023 being the hott... Read More

Methane: Post COP28 roadmap

The build-up to COP28, and the event itself, saw a new impetus in regulations on methane emissions and flaring reduction from the U.S., Canada, Europe... Read More

Spotlight | Navigating the Politics of Climate Ambition

Countries at COP28 promised to transition away from fossil fuels as the world tries to meet its ambitious climate goals. However, the negotiations exp... Read More

Making Sense of Methane Measurements with Advanced Analytics

Advanced analytical techniques are important to make an integrated interpretation of methane emissions data sensors with different spatial and tempora... Read More

Which Industries Can Best Drive Growth of CCUS?

CCUS is an integral part of the transition to next zero for multiple companies and industries, including those in hard-to-abate sectors. Which industr... Read More

Future Forward: Harnessing the power of Gen-AI in climate solutions

Can gen-AI accelerate solutions for climate change? We will explore the potential of gen-AI in analyzing vast datasets, predicting outcomes, optimizin... Read More

How Will Carbon Markets Evolve?

COP28 failed to deliver the expected progress on Article 6, which is meant to support the development of global carbon markets. Consequently, the volu... Read More

Climate Policies Post COP28

Climate change has become a top-tier agenda item for governments around the world and at international forums like the UN and G20. What are the differ... Read More

Forging Climate Solutions: How to accelerate action across America

As the United States becomes even more politically polarized, what happens to climate policy? This panel will consider the key findings from a large, ... Read More

CCUS Infrastructure: The key to commercializing decarbonization

As CCUS projects become more developed globally, there will be more frequent requirements for long-distance and cross-border business dealings to conn... Read More

Risks and Opportunities in Biodiversity Loss and Ecosystem Degradation

The capacity for ecosystems to support resilient and productive economies is a growing systemic risk. With scenario analysis and stress testing of nat... Read More

Certified Natural Gas: An incentive for decarbonizing oil & gas?

Certification of natural gas production is increasingly prominent as a means for both gas producers and buyers to prove their ESG credentials, and to ... Read More

Improving Energy Access While Combatting Climate Change

Developments over the past two years have demonstrated that the energy transition is more complicated than previously thought. While the transition pr... Read More

Reducing Emissions in Supply Chains

Reducing emissions through the supply chain is an important priority for all energy producers and suppliers. Which state-of-the-art practices can best... Read More

Growing Global Footprint of CCUS: What are the models for deployment?

The robust pipeline of Carbon, Capture, Utilization and Storage (CCUS) projects globally points to strong growth in the coming years. The technology i... Read More

Tripling Nuclear Power by 2050

At COP 28 more than 20 countries from four continents launched the Declaration to Triple Nuclear Energy. This commitment elevates and recognizes the i... Read More

Different Pathways to Low Carbon

In “Net Zero by 2050: A Roadmap for the Global Energy Sector,” published in May 2021, the International Energy Agency (IEA) stated that net zero by 20... Read More

Accelerating Methane Reduction through Financing and Collaboration

COP28 saw the announcement of new financing initiatives to accelerate the reduction of methane emissions in Oil & Gas and other sectors. Financing may... Read More

Managing Carbon Projects: Lessons and solutions

The development of large carbon management projects and hubs, involving complex partnership, is a key requirement for reaching net zero. While most me... Read More

Disruptors in Low-carbon Technology

A wide range of technologies are being researched by academia or implemented in industry that, if delivered at scale, could significantly impact the e... Read More

European Low-Carbon Energy Hubs: Progress & learnings

Low-carbon energy hub projects are progressing in several European countries. Projects have developed into execution stages with contracts being put i... Read More

Innovation Unleashed: Addressing supply chain constraints with cutting-edge technology

Countries are trying to meet the demand for critical minerals, metals, materials and equipment parts needed for energy transition, along with onshorin... Read More

Eco-Equality: Charting a course toward climate justice

The burden of climate change is disproportionately felt by low-income communities and developing countries―people and places that are least responsibl... Read More

Decarbonization Solutions Across Cities

As urbanization increases around the world, the share of emissions from cities will also increase. What are the tools and techniques cities are using ... Read More

Business Unearthed: The trillion-dollar frontier in solving climate challenges

This session ventures into the trillion-dollar frontier of addressing climate challenges through innovative business solutions. As climate change cont... Read More

Accelerating CO2 Transportation and Storage Solutions

The transportation and sequestration components of the CCUS value chain are increasingly emerging as the critical path elements for moving announced p... Read More

Beyond Borders: The IRA's ripple effect on international policies and finance

The Inflation Reduction Act (IRA) has turned out to be a big accelerator for capital deployment in the U.S. with its generous tax credits. However, th... Read More

Digital / AI Applications in Managing Energy Demand

Reduced energy use is carbon negative. AI in principle can help enable this in both industrial and domestic settings, from control of renewables use i... Read More

Spotlight | Decarbonization: How quickly will it scale?

Decarbonizing the industrial sector is one of the most important areas of the energy transition, accounting for around a quarter of global energy-rela... Read More

Best Regulatory Practices for Reducing Methane Emissions

Reducing methane emissions and flaring in recent months has reached new levels of definition of regulations and standards, particularly in North Ameri... Read More

Symbiosis or Standoff: U.S.-China relations and climate action

As the world’s two largest economies and carbon emitters, the U.S.-China relationship holds significant implications for global efforts to combat clim... Read More

The New Role of Digital Technology in Reducing Emissions

For many years, digital transformation has been identified as a cornerstone to the solution for enabling operational efficiencies in oil & gas and acr... Read More

COP28 Oil & Gas Decarbonization Commitments

COP28 elevated ambitions to tackle emissions from the oil and gas sector.  This included heightened national ambition to tackle methane, financing for... Read More

Decarbonization: What are the learnings?

Reducing carbon emissions has become an increasingly important to companies as they respond to pressure to decarbonize their operations from governmen... Read More

Oceans of Change: Exploring the role of oceans in climate mitigation

We will dive into the pivotal role of oceans in climate mitigation and explore how marine ecosystems contribute to carbon sequestration, weather regul... Read More

How to Make Electric Grids Resilient to Climate Change

As climate change accelerates, the resilience of our electric grids becomes paramount. What are the strategies, innovations and policy frameworks esse... Read More

Direct Air Capture: Moving forward

Direct air capture (DAC) could be a vital technology in meeting the world’s climate goals by 2050. Keeping emissions on a path that prevents more than... Read More

Talent Magnet: Building a robust workforce for climate action

As the urgency of addressing climate change intensifies, nurturing talent becomes essential for driving sustainable solutions and fostering innovation... Read More

Unveiling the Latest Breakthroughs in Climate Change Mitigation

Although billions of dollars are being invested in new technologies, global GHG emissions continue to increase because growth in emissions from develo... Read More

NextGen Solar Technologies

New materials called perovskites added to the existing silicon layer on the solar cell will allow more efficiency and produce greater electricity. Wha... Read More

Effectively Decarbonizing the Electricity Grid

Decarbonizing electricity grids requires multiple actions beyond installing renewable energy sources. Deploying battery storage systems; applying adva... Read More