This was the 4th debate of the EU40 series of bagel breakfasts at the European Parliament, hosted by MEP Miriam Dalli (S&D, Malta). Mr. Eirik Wærness, Chief Economist, Statoil, also spoke on the panel.
The debate provided the audience with an analytical description of various possible development projections for the world economy, international energy markets and energy-related greenhouse gas emissions.
The debate has generated a dynamic discussion by having analysed the changing energy supply and demand as well by drafting 3 different long-term scenarios for 2040.
The audience was represented by ITRE and ENVI MEPs, as well as MEPs Members or Substitutes of the Ukraine, Russia and Africa delegations. We also invited the European Commission policy advisors on Energy Union, Climate Action and Energy, Foreign Affairs, Transport, as well as EP advisors from the secretariat and MEPs’ assistants.