Laurence Delina, a Visiting Research Fellow at the Frederick S. Pardee Center for the Study of the Longer-Range Future, recently gave the keynote address at the Ateneo School of Government‘s first Energy and Sustainable Development webinar. The event, which was attended virtually by over 400 people, focused on the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the future of the energy sector in the Philippines.
In his talk, Prof. Delina’s gave an overview of his research on achieving a just transition to renewable energy, both globally and, particularly, for the Philippines.
The event was hosted by the Ateneo School of Government through the Access to Sustainable Energy Programme-Clean Energy Living Laboratories (ASEP-CELLs) project.
Delina is currently an assistant professor at the Division of Environment and Sustainability at The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology. While a post-doctoral associate at the Pardee Center from 2015-2019, Delina led a research project called The Future of Energy Systems in Developing Countries, which sought to understand the options and trade-offs for achieving a secure and sustainable energy future in a select number of developing countries.