Faculty Online Seminar – “Decarbonisation, Digitalisation and Distributed Ledger Technology” by Dr. Christian Hübner

The aim of presentation is to give a general overview of Distributed Ledger Technology (blockchain) and Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The topics covered will be a general introduction in blockchain-technology and the meaning of SDGs. Selected use cases from the renewable energy sector, climate finance and biodiversity will be presented and discussed.

About the speaker:
Since July 1st, 2019 Dr. Christian Hübner is the Director of the Regional Programme Energy Security and Climate Change in Asia-Pacific of the Konrad-Adenauer Foundation (KAS) based in Hong Kong SAR/PR China. Before, he has been the Head of the Regional Programme Energy Security and Climate Change in Latin America of the Konrad-Adenauer Foundation (KAS) based in Lima, Peru. Prior to this position he has worked as Coordinator for environmental, climate and energy policy within the KAS department of European and International Cooperation in Berlin. His thematic priorities are energy transition policy, geopolitics of energy security, economic evaluation of climate policy instruments and Blockchain-Technology. The three years before joining the foundation Christian Hübner has been research associate at a research institute of the Leibniz Association. There, as a trained economist, his focus has been on environmental economic analysis of ecosystems.

This seminar is organized for CUHK LAW students to attend only.


14 Apr 2020


10:30 am - 12:00 pm