The global energy industry is evolving faster than ever. Scores of companies are pledging to reduce their emissions. Oil companies are trimming down after demand for fossil fuels collapsed. And the Biden administration is moving quickly to create incentives for clean energy.
Still, there are many challenges ahead to achieving the goals of the Paris Agreement — a global pact to limit global warming to well below 2 degrees Celsius (3.6 degrees Fahrenheit).
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This free live event featured four top executives from companies like Facebook and Shell, as they explained how these global trends are shaping the energy industry. The event took the form of a 30-minute virtual panel moderated by Insider energy reporter Benji Jones.
- Elisabeth Brinton, SVP of Shell's New Energies division
- Mateo Jaramillo, CEO & cofounder at Form Energy
- Urvi Parekh, head of renewable energy at Facebook
- Francois Austin, partner and global head for energy at Oliver Wyman.