Shareen Yawanarajah

Environmental Defense Fund

Director, Energy Transitions

Shareen leads EDF’s Global Energy Transition strategy and engagement agenda in Canada, Mexico and Southeast Asia, drawing on her extensive career in climate and energy policy, technology development and research from previous roles held at the U.S. Department of Energy and Shell. Based in Houston, she works with government, international and industry stakeholders throughout the developed and developing world to advance strategies for reducing methane emissions from the oil and gas sector and help achieve the Global Methane Pledge. 

Sessions With Shareen Yawanarajah

Tuesday, 8 March

  • 03:30pm - 04:10pm (CST) / 08/mar/2022 09:30 pm - 08/mar/2022 10:10 pm

    Meeting the Methane Challenge: Incorporating measurement methods

    Panel Carbon Management/Decarbonization

    Methane (CH4) is a more potent GHG than CO2. Methane emissions are often unintentional, making them difficult to assess. There is increasing pressure to find, measure, and reduce methane emissions. What is the state of our understanding of oil and gas methane emissions? What steps are being taken to address methane emissions? What is the outlook for the pace of methane emission reductions?