News | 23 February 2017

Brown to Green Forum, 26 January 2017, Berlin

How to raise ambition in climate action in G20 countries?
Photo: Brown to Green Forum Berlin

The Brown to Green Forum discussed with high-level representatives and experts from G20 countries how to increase ambition for climate action in the G20. It explored policy options, opportunities and new coalitions within the G20 and particularly discussed the role of the financial sector to drive the shift from fossil-fuel to low-carbon investments. Climate Transparency further presented a comparison of G20 countries’ climate action.

The Brown to Green Forum – concluding a two-days strategy meeting of Climate Transparency’s partners – convened international experts from governments, academia, civil society and the financial sector of G20 countries. The Forum was hosted jointly by the French Embassy in Germany, Stiftung Mercator and Climate Transparency and supported by the World Bank.

Jochen Flasbarth, State Secretary, Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conversation, Building and Nuclear Safety and Ségolène Royal, Minister of Environment, Energy and the Sea in France and President of COP21 gave the key note speeches.

A detailed report of the Brown to Green Forum as well as the list of participants and pictures are now available online (link below).

The Climate Transparency partners are currently preparing the 2017 Brown to Green Report which will be launched at the eve of the G20 summit in Hamburg in July.

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