Energy and Society Conference, Portugal

27 February 2009

On 27 February, IEA Executive Director Nobuo Tanaka met with the Portuguese Minister for Economy and Industry, Mr. Manuel Pinho. Mr. Tanaka visited Lisbon, Portugal to speak at the inaugural Energy and Society Conference. His speech provided an overview of the global energy outlook and insights into the important role of renewables with respect to climate change mitigation and energy security.