Roberta Boscolo is leading the Climate and Energy workstream at the World Meteorological Organization, managing a multi-million global portfolio. She has more than 20 years’ experience in developing knowledge platforms and good practices to support climate-related risk management and carbon footprint reduction. She also served many years at the World Climate Research Programme as a science officer.
The science behind COP26: evidence for climate action
Energy Compacts and a Global Roadmap to Sustainable Energy Systems
On the 24th of September 2021, the UN Secretary-General, Antonio Guterres, convened the High-Level Dialogue on Energy (HLDE) to accelerate progress towards achieving access to clean and affordable energy for all (SDG7) and the Paris Agreement’s goal to limit temperature increase to well below 2°C compared to the pre-industrial level by the end of the current century. This event kicked off the UN General Assembly’s 76th session and marked the first high-level meeting in 40 years to tackle energy issues.