Climate Change, Sustainable Energy & Environment

Preliminary policy areas*:

  • Fighting climate change while relaunching the global economy
  • Just transition towards climate-neutral economies
  • Food and water security in the post-Covid19 scenario
  • Guidelines and objectives for sustainable cities
  • Aims, measures and tools to enhance the circular economy
  • Preserving marine biodiversity and natural protected areas
  • Green investments and the public-private link
  • Sustainable development education to empower the youth
  • Climate resilience in least-developed and developing countries

*Please note that Task Forces’ priorities may be subject to changes/integrations until Task Forces’ co-chairs and members are fully identified

Lead Co-Chair:

Enrico Giovannini

Professor of Economic Statistics and Sustainable Development, University of Rome “Tor Vergata” and Former Italian Minister of Labour and Social Policies


Jun Arima 

Senior Policy Fellow for Energy and Environment – ERIA

Camilla Baush 

Director – Ecologic Institute

Luiz De Mello 

Director of the Policy Studies Branch – Economics Department – OECD

Alexander Dynkin 

President – IMEMO

Luca Franza 

Head of the Energy Climate & Resources Programme – IAI

John Kirton

Director of the G7 Research Group G20 Research Group; Global Health University of Toronto

Noura Mansouri  

Research fellow – KAPSARC

Johan Swinnen 

Director General – IFPRI

Wang Wen 

Executive Dean & Professor – Chongyang Institute – Renmin University of China


Ruben David  

Research Assistant (ISPI)