Karin Kneissl opens Vienna Energy Forum: sustainable energy provision as a key to tackling poverty

“I am delighted that this forum has become a fixture in Vienna. A fruitful partnership has emerged between the forum and the city: the forum benefits from its location in Vienna, an international energy hub and a key centre for political meetings, and Vienna once more emphasises its commitment to sustainability and clean energy,”

Foreign Minister Karin Kneissl underlined at the opening of the Vienna Energy Forum 2018. This year, the event is focused on sustainable energy. The forum will take stock of what has already been achieved and will set a course for the future of energy provision.  

The world is facing enormous ecological challenges. High population growth is leading to a constant increase in energy requirements. Fulfilling this energy requirement with fossil fuels, or even with nuclear energy, has effects that our planet cannot cope with in the long term. The transformation of the energy system towards a focus on…

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