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About WEF Outreach 2020-1

WEF Outreach Film Series

To complement our webinars and to help maintain continuity during the COVID-19 hiatus for the community of policymakers, public bodies, industry, investors and NGOs with whom we work the WEF produced 40 short films on key energy and climate issues that reached over 5000 key stakeholders. The purpose was to:

1.  Demonstrate the resilience of the sector at this time, and to address emerging concerns raised by regularly exploring key issues and themes in the programmes.

2.   Maintain confidence in the sector - and each other - by providing insights into key areas of common interest and showing the sector’s momentum.

3.   Show how the sector’s adaptability to the broad range of critical energy, climate and sustainability issues at this critical time is keeping the 2030 and 2050 goals alive.

Most recently, in an interview from the beginning of the year with the WEF the Secretary of State for BEIS, Rt. Hon. Kwasi Kwarteng MP looks forward to “a year of delivery” in 2021, following the publication of the Energy White Paper. The SoS was interviewed by Chris Lambert, Director of the WEF to explain some of the Ministerial thinking behind the White Paper and provide further background on the Government’s strategy for reaching net zero by 2050.

Previous Outreach Episodes from 2020 are retained here:

Episode 1  -  Apr 28 -  Energy Security  -  https://vimeo.com/413185162

Episode 2  -  May 22  -  UK Energy Market -  https://vimeo.com/423211432

Episode 3  -  Jun 9 - Renewables -  https://vimeo.com/425872948

Episode 4 - June 22 - Africa Special - Energy Access & Climate Risk -  https://vimeo.com/430026007

Episode 5 - July 5 - Urban Energy Contexts for sustinable Technology -  https://vimeo.com/434473475

Episode 6 - July 16 - LIVE Broadcast

Episode 7 - July 28 - The Delivery of Resilient & Sustainable Insfrastructure - https://vimeo.com/441739912

All WEF Outreach films are HD but playback resolution may vary subject to user bandwidth and buffering rates – if so, adjust playback rate in the settings cog on the bottom right of the Vimeo playbar, although ‘Auto’ should pick the best option available.

PDF icon TRANSCRIPT Kwarteng WEF Interview 060121.pdf