GUYANA: Low Carbon Development Strategy 2030: perspectives- ZOOM- 24th February 2022 – Moray House Trust

You are warmly invited to join the second Moray House Trust panel for 2022:

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Title:             The Low Carbon Development Strategy 2030: perspectives

Date:             Thursday 24th February 2022

Time:             5.00 PM Guyana
                       4.00 PM EST
                       9.00 PM London


Platforms:

ZOOM
Moray House Trust is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting.
Topic: LCDS 2030: Perspectives
Time: Feb 24, 2022 05:00 PM Guyana
Join Zoom Meeting
https://us02web.zoom.us/j/81561452876?pwd=bDBVVFVUSnpSem1IQzBDdm8zUHNHUT09
Meeting ID: 815 6145 2876
Passcode: 707056Facebook Live: FB: https://www.facebook.com/morayhousetrust/live_videos/
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The Low Carbon Development Strategy (LCDS) 2030 was released for consultation recently. It seeks to leverage Guyana’s “world-class forest, biodiversity, water and marine resources” to build a “low-carbon ecosystem economy” using mechanisms such as carbon-pricing. It argues that these resources have, historically, been undervalued and ignored. For example, it places an annual value on Guyana’s forests of USD 40 billion. Creating a low carbon economy is an enormous and complex challenge but it is one that we all have to start to grapple with in the face of climate change. In many countries there is a focus on the need to de-carbonise existing sectors of the economy, business-models, lifestyles and practices. Indeed the LCDS acknowledges that one task will be to upgrade Guyana’s physical capital; its “energy, transportation, digital, water and housing infrastructure”.
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Speakers will include: Vanessa Benn and Pradeepa Bholanath (LCDS 2030), Curtis Bernard (Conservation International), Dr Thomas Singh (University of Guyana’s GREEN Institute), Aiesha Williams (WWF). The session will be moderated by Alexi La Rose. The panel will be hosted on Zoom on Thursday 24th February 2022 at 5PM Guyana (4PM EST, 9PM UK) and will be live-streamed on Facebook. Moray House Trust has worked for a decade to promote culture and public discourse in Guyana. It was founded on the belief that a culture thrives and develops where ideas circulate and are robustly debated and interrogated.
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Regards,
Moray House Trust
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