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Engineering a net-zero future: creating the ultimate decarbonisation roadmap

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In our world of transition, how do organisations and even countries stay on path to achieve net zero? Following the Biden Administration’s commitment to halve carbon emissions by 2030 and in the lead up to the UN Climate Conference later this year, Wood experts and guest from Wood Mackenzie’s consulting practice discuss drivers behind net-zero goals and the keys to mapping and delivering on these targets. 


This episode features:

Dan Carter, Wood’s Global Director of Decarbonisation and New Energies

Dan is responsible for our decarbonisation strategy and new energy offerings across a wide range of industries. He is based in Reading, UK. 


Steve Kiser, Wood’s Energy Sector Leader in the Americas

An agent of change with extensive energy and infrastructure experience, Steve helps deliver services related to the energy transition, enabling operations to be more efficient and sustainable. He is based in Charlotte, North Carolina. 


Melany Vargas, Wood Mackenzie’s Director of Gas & LNG Consulting

With her market experience in energy and natural resources across the value chain, Melany advises a wide variety of clients on technology and investments to accelerate the energy transition. She is based in Houston, Texas.


To connect with our guests and explore related insights, subscribe to The Wood Podcast at www.woodplc.com/podcast. 

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