• Marjan Minnesma
    Director Urgenda

Keynote | Marjan Minnesma


Date Sunday May 22
Time 17:00 - 19:30
Theme Energy
Location Rotterdam A

Marjan Minnesma will be keynote lecturer on Energy at the opening ceremony of CLIMA 2022 on Sunday, May 22nd 2022. For her work as director of the Urgenda Foundation, Minnesma has taken the place of most influential person working in the field of sustainability in the Netherlands three years in a row. She has successfully realized a ruling by the Dutch Supreme Court, finding that the Dutch government must combat climate change by taking faster and more drastic measures. In 2015, the American magazine Foreign Policy declared Minnesma a ‘leading global thinker’.

Minnesma is the author of the report and agenda for the Netherlands: 100% sustainable energy in the Netherlands in 2030; it is possible, if we really want to which includes all figures and possible pathways for the years to come. Atze Boerstra, Congress President of CLIMA 2022 stated that this makes Minnesma a perfect fit to open the scientific programme of CLIMA 2022 and introduce our overall theme: EYE ON 2030.

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