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Moody’s Talks – The Big Picture

Episode 3
November 9, 2021

New technologies will drive the world’s net-zero ambitions

Reaching net-zero carbon emissions targets will rely to a large extent on replacing fossil fuels with new innovations in areas such as hydrogen power, electric vehicle batteries, biofuels, and carbon capture and storage. Increased development of enabling technologies such as battery charging infrastructure will also play a big role. But do these technologies offer a realistic path toward helping countries meet their emissions targets? How quickly can they be scaled? And how will clean energy technology transform industries from airlines to utilities to automobiles in the coming decades?

Guests: Jennifer Chang, Vice President – Senior Analyst, Public Project & Infrastructure Finance, Moody’s Investors Service; Jonathan Root, Senior Vice President – Corporate Finance Group, Moody’s Investors Service; and Swami Venkataraman, Senior Vice President – Environmental, Social and Governance, Moody’s Investors Service.

Host: Jennifer Wong, Vice President – Senior Credit Officer, Sub-Sovereign Group, Moody’s Investors Service.

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