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Parker, Deutsche Bank saying...
The world needs investments of up to $45 trillion by 2050 in alternative energy to balance hydrocarbons and renewables in its overall energy mix". "Governments need to stimulate investment in clean energy through long-term policy initiatives," Kevin Parker said during a panel discussion at the second edition of the World Future Energy Summit in Abu Dhabi.
Paul Dickerson, former US energy Department.....
former chief chief operating officer of the US Energy Department Energy Efficiency and Renewables said the solution lies in commercialising clean energy."The interest around the world in renewable energy is strong. The use of renewable energy has to increase and energy conservation is a must," he added.
Dr Sultan Al Jaber,
chief executive of Abu Dhabi's $15 billion Masdar initiative said they are already doing carbon sequestration for clean energy.
Parker Dautsche Bank, $7bn for climate change now
Abu Dhabi: The world needs investments of up to $45 trillion by 2050 in alternative energy to balance hydrocarbons and renewables in its overall energy mix, the global head of asset management for Deutsche Bank said yesterday. "Governments need to stimulate investment in clean energy through long-term policy initiatives," Kevin Parker said during a panel discussion at the second edition of the World Future Energy Summit in Abu Dhabi.
Parker said Deutsche Bank has currently $650 billion of assets under management, of which one per cent, or $6.5 billion, of assets are under management in climate change.
The conference will cover a wide range of themes including:
Investment and funding
Waste to energy
Renewables race hots up, Vips attending summit
His Royal Highness Prince Willem-Alexander of the Netherlands, Prince of Orange
HE Mr James Alix, President of the Republic of Seychelles
Her Excellency Ms Quentin Bryce AC, Governor General of Australia
Matthias Machnig, State Secretary, Federal Ministry for the Environment, Germany
HE Connie Hedegaard, Minister for Climate Change and Energy, Denmark
HE Moritz Leuenberger, Minister of Energy, Environment and Public Transport, Switzerland
HE Takamori Yoshikawa, Senior Vice Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry, Japan
Mr Tony Blair, Former Prime Minister, UK
Andris Piebalgs, Commissioner for Energy, European Commission
Dr Rajendra Pachauri, Chairman, Intergovernmental Panel onClimateChange
With over 15,000 attendees in 2009, the summit will be the largest meeting of influential figures within the renewable energy industry.