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INFORSE & Low Carbon Network at EUSEW'11
April 14, 2011 - Brussels, Belgium

100 % Renewables and Low-Carbon Scenarios in Europe by 2050.
Comparison, Development, Driving Forces, Barriers.
Stakeholder Dialogue Experiences from Germany and France.

Comparison of Scenarios in EU and EU countries. Advanced, Macroeconomic Models: different problems, different solutions. Experiences with Stakeholder Dialogue in France and Germany through an EU FP7 project (2009-11), where NGOs and researchers are working together. Germanwatch, RAC-France, PIK, CIRED, INFORSE-Europe. Panel Debate.
Program: April 14, 2011
Program: 14.30-18.30
Brussels, EU Charlemagne Building, Room: Durieux
Program pdf file (150 kB)


Link: Proceedings at Low Carbon Societies Network
ENCI-LowCarb FP7 Project

Session 1: 100% Renewables Scenarios and other Low-Carbon Scenarios
Moderator: Jan Burck, Germanwatch

Introduction to Seminar and Low Carbon Societies Network Project.
- Meike Fink, Climate Action Network - France (RAC-France), FP7 Project leader

100% Renewables and Low-Carbon Scenarios in Europe - a Comparison
- Gunnar Boye Olesen, International Network for Sustainable Energy (INFORSE-Europe)

Low-Carbon Scenarios for Germany and France made with Advanced, Macroeconomic Models: different problems, different solutions.
- Ruben Bibas, Centre International de Recherche sur l’Environnement et le Développement (CIRED), Paris and Eva Schmid, Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research (PIK).

Session 2: Stakeholder Involvements in Scenario Building
Moderator: Rebecca Collyer, European Climate Foundation (ECF)

Stakeholder Involvement in Development of Scenarios for Transitions to Low-Carbon/100% Renewables Societies
How to Involve Stakeholders?
- Obstacles and success criteria, will scenario methodology limit the choice of stakeholders, coalition building, stakeholder involvement during the elaboration of scenarios
- Meike Fink (RAC-France) and Stéphane La Branche (Planet, Energy, Climate Change Institute of Political Studies), Grenoble.

After Fukushima (change in the program):
- Debate after Fukushima in Germany - Jan Burck
- After Fukushima in France - Meike Fink

Panel Debate: Involving Stakeholders in the Transition to Low-Carbon Societies - the Way Ahead? -
What is the added value of involving many stakeholders? Good and bad experiences. What kinds of stakeholder dialogues should be part of the coming transition to low-carbon societies?
- Rebecca Collyer (ECF), Georges Mercadal (former vice president of the French CNDP - National Commission of Public Debate), Chris Church (specialist on environment, social and community development, UK), Jan Burck (Germanwatch), Myriam Boveda (Energies Demain).

EUSEW - 2011 Link to the Event and the Registration.
Participation is free. Registration is compulsory at EUSEW.

Link to INFORSE-Europe's EUSEW09 Event on February 13, 2009.

Other Events at EUSEW'09, where INFORSE-Europe members participated:
Education workshops and hearing at EUSEW'09 .


INFORSE-Europe became Campaign Associates to the Sustainable Energy Europe Campaign. Read more on the EU Sustainable Energy Week EUSEW and on the Campaign:, and on INFORSE exhibition on EUSEW'08.

Read also the proceedings on the INFORSE-Europe Seminar in Brussels on April 28, 2009, where Masha Tarle presented the Sustainable Energy Europe Campaign.

More information on the other years's INFORSE-Europe's EU Policy Seminars:
2010 Proceedings /Program
2009 Proceedings /Program

Seminar 2008 Proceedings /Program
2007 Proceedings /Program
2006 Proceedings /Program
2005 Proceedings /Program
Seminar 2004 Proceedings /Program