Presentation of MAGIC Coordinator Mario Giampietro at the public debate on Squaring the Energy Circle in the European Parliament, Tuesday 18 September 2018. The event was part of the Post-Growth 2018 Conference, a multi-stakeholder gathering organized by ten Members of the European Parliament representing six political groups: Philippe Lamberts, Florent Marcellesi and Molly Scott-Cato (Greens/EFA), Alojz Peterle (EPP), Fabio Castaldo and Dario Tamburrano (EFDD), Gerben-Jan Gerbrandy (ALDE), Marisa Matias (GUE) and Guillaume Balas (S&D). The aim of the event was to re-think future policies and discuss alternatives respecting the environment, human rights and viable economic development. Other panellists in the Squaring the Energy Circle debate included Francesco Ferioli (European Commission, DG Energy), and Grégoire Wallenborn (Free University of Brussels). The session was chaired by Florent Marcellesi, MEP (Greens/EFA).
This public debate was also broadcasted in streaming: https://www.postgrowth2018.eu/technology-and-growth/
Quote as: Mario Giampietro (2018), 'Squaring the energy circle: Will we be able to satisfy our energy needs?', oral prentation at the Post-Growth 2018 Conference, European Parliament, Brussels, 18 September 2018.