Sir David King, the Foreign Secretary’s Special Representative for Climate Change, visited Cuba from 28 to 30 September to promote a progressive global deal to cut carbon emissions.
At the heart of his visit was a speech at the prestigious Aula Magna in the Havana University on “Future Cities: Innovation, Investment and Transformation”. To a packed audience of government officials, academics, NGOs, diplomats and students, Sir David outlined both the scale of the climate challenge and the range of cutting-edge tools available to tackle it.
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Sir David also met with key government officials, academics and institutions to discuss UNFCCC multilateral negotiations and sustainable development opportunities in Havana. Finally he met with Cuban decision-makers on renewable energy as to promote low-carbon growth and brief on British companies’ renewables offer.
Sir David King’s Biography