Video Series: Sessions from LESC at COP25

Videos from the Low-Emissions Solutions Conference (LESC) at COP25. You can find videos of individual talks at LESC here, courteous of La Universidad Politécnica.

  • Welcome remarks from the Universidad Politécnica de Madrid

    Prof. Guillermo Cisneros, Rector of the Universidad Politécnica de Madrid greets the audience and Prof. Oscar García Suárez, Dean of the Escuela Técnica Superior de Ingenieros Industriales de Madrid, provides welcoming remarks.

  • Juan Carlos Jobet, Minister of Energy, Chile | Keynote Speech

    Minister Jobet of Chile gives a keynote at the 2019 Low-Emissions Solutions Conference (LESC) and discusses Chile’s 2050 plan.

  • Prof. Jeffrey Sachs, Director of SDSN | Keynote Speech

    Prof. Jeffrey Sachs stresses the emergency of climate change, points out key transformations, and inspires action in his keynote address.

  • Guillermo Cisneros, Rector, Universidad Politécnica de Madrid | Welcome & Introduction

    Rector Cisneros of the Universidad Politécnica de Madrid presents the technologies that UPM is developing to support climate action and research.

  • Harder to Abate Industrial Processes Panel

    In this session, we will hear from industry stakeholders on how they are approaching the decarbonization of these critical sectors and what are some of the early wins that others can follow to increase their decarbonization trajectories in line with 1.5 C.

  • Zero Carbon Cities Panel

    To strongly raise ambition in greenhouse gas emissions reductions, this session will focus on decarbonization pathways (technology, RE targets, policies, existing barrier and needed solutions) towards zero-carbon cities by 2050.

  • Closing Remarks

    Fernando Valladares, Research Professor at the Spanish Council for Scientific Research (CSIC) gives an in-depth summary of the discussions from day 1 of the 2019 LESC.