Climate Change

The second meeting of the Advisory Panel on Climate Change

January 17, 2018

  1. The second meeting of the Advisory Panel on Climate Change was held on January 17, at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, with the attendance of Ambassador Hideo Suzuki, Assistant Minister, Director-General for Global Issues Division.
  2. At the second meeting, after the opening remarks from Ambassador Suzuki, Mr. Ken Isono, as President Shizen Energy Inc., Mr. Osamu Ikki, as President RTS Corporation, Mr. Hideyuki Ohnishi, as President GE Renewable energy, and Mr. Masato Yamada, as Vice President MHI Vestas Offshore Wind A/S made brief presentations. Based on these presentations, participants of the meeting exchanged their opinions and views.
  3. The next meeting will be held at the end of January.

[Reference] Members of the Advisory Panel of Experts on Climate Change

Takejiro Sueyoshi Special Advisor to UNEP-FI in the Asia Pacific region
Mika Ohbayashi Director, Renewable Energy Institute
Sergio Kato Corporate Vice President, Sustainability Management Division, Export
(Import Adiministration, Ricoh Company, Ltd.)
Miho Kurosaki Bloomberg New Energy Finance Head of Japan & Korean Reserch
Tatsujiro Suzuki Director, Professor, Research Center for Nuclear Weapons Abolition, Nagasaki University
Teisuke TED Suzuki Executive Vice President, Suzuhiro Kamaboko Co., Ltd.
(President, Network of Business Leaders and Entrepreneurs for a Sustainable Business and Energy Future, Chairperson of Odawara Hakone Chamber of Commerce & Industry)
Hiroshi Takahashi Professor, Tsuru University
Naoyuki Yamagishi Climate and Energy Group Leader, Conservation Division, WWF-Japan
Mari Yoshitaka Chief Consultant, Clean Energy Finance Division, Mitsubishi UFJ Morgan Stanley Securities
Ken Isono President, Shizen Energy Inc.
Osamu Ikki President, RTS Corporation
Hideyuki Ohnishi President, GE Renewable energy
Masato Yamada Vice President, MHI Vestas Offshore Wind A/S