CEBRI - Vl Reunião do Grupo de Análise sobre China - Complementarity and dependency in the Energy sector and the transition to a low-carbon economy

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Vl Reunião do Grupo de Análise sobre China - Complementarity and dependency in the Energy sector and the transition to a low-carbon economy

25/04/2018

How has the meaning of complementarity and dependence in the energy sector evolved in the last ten years? What are the global implications and how do they affect Brazil and China?

At its sixth meeting, CEBRI’s Permanent Working Group on China promoted a wide-ranging debate on the opportunities and challenges emerging for China and Brazil by the new geopolitics of carbon and the ongoing energy transition – characterized, among other trends, by falling costs of renewable sources and by the rise of natural gas as a strategic transition fuel. In this context, participants highlighted the merger between the agendas of energy security and sustainable development worldwide, with implications for both policymaking and investment priorities – since the energy sector accounts for approximately a third of total greenhouse gas emissions globally. 

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