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12: Yellow Vests and Energy Poverty: Questions of Distribution in Climate and Energy Policy

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Köstler-Saal
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High taxes on Diesel and growing inequality were the explosive mix which fuelled the ‘yellow vest’ protests. This example shows that climate protection only functions if its social impact is also taken into account. How can the costs of climate-friendly policy be distributed fairly?

Head, Institute for Ecological Economics, WU - Vienna University of Economics and Business, Vienna Key Note
Member, NEOS National Council; Spokesman, Climate, Environment and Family; Chairman, Committee on Petitions and Citizens' Initiatives; Group Leader, NEOS, Eurofighter U Committee, Vienna
Head, Section IV - Climate, Austrian Federal Ministry for Sustainability and Tourism, Vienna
Strategy and Coordination, Fridays For Future; President, Initiative Group Alpbach, Vienna
Editor, Economy Column, Profil, Vienna Chair

Dr. Sigrid STAGL

Head, Institute for Ecological Economics, WU - Vienna University of Economics and Business, Vienna

1996-1997 Lecturer, Department of Economics, Vienna University of Economics and Business, Vienna
1997 Teaching Assistant, Department of Economics, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, NY
2001-2001 Research Assistant, Department of Economics, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, NY
2001 Visiting Scholar, Department of Land Economy, University of Cambridge
2001-2005 Consultant, Austrian Federal Ministry of Environmental Affairs, Vienna
2004 Lecturer, School of Earth and Environment, University of Leeds
2007-2009 Visiting Researcher, Macaulay Institute, Aberdeen
2005-2009 Visiting Professor, Department of Anthropology, University of Vienna
since 2011 Senior Fellow, SPRU - Science and Technology Policy Research, University of Sussex
since 2008 Advisor, Austrian Institute of Economic Research, Vienna
since 2014 Full Professor, Environmental Economics and Policy, Vienna University of Economics and Business, Vienna
Reporter, FWF - Austrian Science Fund, Vienna
Deputy Department Chair, Socioeconomics Department, Vienna University of Economics and Business, Vienna
2015-2019 Head, Institute for Ecological Economics, Vienna University of Economics and Business, Vienna
since 2019 Deputy Head, Research Institute Economics of Inequality; Head, Competence Center for Sustainability Transformation and Responsibility, Vienna University of Economics and Business, Vienna

Michael BERNHARD

Member, NEOS National Council; Spokesman, Climate, Environment and Family; Chairman, Committee on Petitions and Citizens' Initiatives; Group Leader, NEOS, Eurofighter U Committee, Vienna

2001-2005 Kundenbeziehungsmanagement, UTA Telekom, Wien
2004-2008 Ausbildung in den Bereichen Management, Steuer & Recht (Telekom-Branche), Wien
2005-2010 Steuerung Outsourcingprojekt, Process Management, Tele2, Wien
seit 2011 Geschäftsführer, global office Franchise AT GmbH, Wien
2012-2014 Stv. Vorsitzender, Liberales Forum Bund, Wien
seit 2013 Obmann, Ausschuss für Petitionen und Bürgerinitiativen, Wien
2013-2014 Landessprecher, Liberales Forum Wien
seit 2013 Abgeordnete, Nationalrat NEOS, Wien
Umwelt- und Klimasprecher, NEOS, Wien
Finanzreferent, NEOS Klub, Wien
seit 2014 Finanzreferent, NEOS Lab und NEOS Bundespartei, Wien
seit 2015 Geschäftsführender Gesellschafter, Pristis Holding GmbH, Wien
Familiensprecher, NEOS, Wien
seit 2017 Fraktionsführer, NEOS im 2. und 3. Eurofighter-Untersuchungsausschuss, Wien

Mag. Dr. Jürgen SCHNEIDER

Head, Section IV - Climate, Austrian Federal Ministry for Sustainability and Tourism, Vienna

1984-1990 Diplomstudium Chemie, Universität Wien
1990-1994 Doktoratsstudium in Biochemie, Universität Wien
1994 Universitätsassistent, Universität Wien
1994-2002 Abteilung für Lufthygiene, Umweltbundesamt GmbH, Wien
2002-2004 Projektmanager, WHO - Weltgesundheitsorganisation, Bonn
2004-2007 Umweltbundesamt GmbH, Wien
2007-2014 Leitung, Bereich Wirtschaft und Wirkung, Umweltbundesamt GmbH, Wien
2011-2018 Prokurist und Mitglied, Leitungsgremium, Umweltbundesamt GmbH, Wien
seit 2018 Leiter, Sektion Klima, Bundesministerium für Nachhaltigkeit und Tourismus, Wien

Johannes STANGL

Strategy and Coordination, Fridays For Future; President, Initiative Group Alpbach, Vienna

2015-2018 Studies, Physics and Philosophy, University of Vienna
2018 Teaching Assistant, University of Vienna
Junior Data Scientist, twingz - the intelligence of things, Vienna
since 2018 Studies, Computational Science, University of Vienna
since 2019 Co-Initiator and Spokesperson, Fridays For Future Vienna

Joseph GEPP

Editor, Economy Column, Profil, Vienna

2006-2007 Employee, Monthly Magazine Date, Ressort Welt, Vienna
2007-2010 Editor, Falter Magazine, City Life Section, Vienna
2010-2015 Editor, Falter Magazine, Politics Section, Vienna
since 2015 Editor, Profil Newspaper, Economy Column, Vienna

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27.08.2019

14:00 - 15:45The New World Trade (Dis)orderPlenary
16:00 - 17:00Europe’s Dream of a Leading Role in the WorldPlenary
16:00 - 17:00Revisiting Friedrich August von Hayek – A ControversyPlenary
17:15 - 18:15Capitalism and Democracy – A Power Struggle?Plenary

28.08.2019

08:00 - 08:30“On the Agenda” BreakfastSocial
08:30 - 09:15On the Agenda: Data and the Future of WorkPlenary
08:30 - 09:15On the Agenda: Sustained MobilityPlenary
08:30 - 09:15On the Agenda: Responsible BusinessesPlenary
09:30 - 10:30Managing Insecurity or Managing in Security?Plenary
11:00 - 12:30Breakout Session 01: Company Future Under Scrutiny? Scenarios from Limitation to LiberationBreakout
11:00 - 12:30Breakout Session 02: How Data Determines the Fortunes of States, Corporations and IndividualsBreakout
11:00 - 12:30Breakout Session 03: What Can and Should AI Do? What Kind of Regulation Does Innovation Need?Breakout
11:00 - 12:30Breakout Session 04: Freedom of Choice vs. Regulation When Switching to Alternative DrivesBreakout
11:00 - 12:30Breakout Session 05: How to Avoid the Commodity Trap?Breakout
11:00 - 12:30Breakout Session 06: The Liberty of Offensive PlayBreakout
11:00 - 12:30Breakout Session 07: ‘Ecosystems’ of Digital Champions: How Can Other Businesses Keep Up?Breakout
11:00 - 12:30Breakout Session 08: Ready for the Future – Which Skills Do We Need?Breakout
11:00 - 12:30Breakout Session 09: We and The Digital World – Society and Business in TransitionBreakout
12:00 - 12:15Balcony Scene 7Culture
12:30 - 14:30Lunch ReceptionSocial
13:30 - 14:30Loggia-TalkPartner
14:30 - 16:00Breakout Session 10: Free Trade – of Course!? Can Free Trade Enjoy Sustainable Success?Breakout
14:30 - 16:00Breakout Session 11: How Vulnerable Is Our Economy?Breakout
14:30 - 16:00Breakout Session 12: Yellow Vests and Energy Poverty: Questions of Distribution in Climate and Energy PolicyBreakout
14:30 - 16:00Breakout Session 13: Open Talent Economy – Seeking New Approaches in an Uncertain World of WorkBreakout
14:30 - 16:00Breakout Session 14: Safe Nutrition – Between Individual Self-Realization and Societal GoalsBreakout
14:30 - 16:00Breakout Session 15: The Erosion of Trust Undermines Economic Behavior. How to Restore it?Breakout
14:30 - 16:00Breakout Session 16: Digital Identity: Brave New World?Breakout
14:30 - 16:00Breakout Session 17: The Spy You Love in Your PocketBreakout
14:30 - 16:00Breakout Session 18: How to Cope with Complexity: A Playful Session with Eigenland®Breakout
16:15 - 17:15Unleashing Europe’s Digital PotentialPlenary
17:15 - 18:00Gearing Up For CyberattacksPlenary
18:15 - 19:00Huge Stage of IdeasPlenary
18:30 - 20:30Viennese Wednesday Society of Trade – Edition Alpbach: Consumer Protection in Between Climate Crisis and DigitizationPartner
20:30 - 21:45Alpbach Special: Schrödinger’s Duck in Schrödinger’s HallCulture
22:00 - 23:55Magenta NightSocial

29.08.2019

08:00 - 09:0019th Alpbach Europe Breakfast: Europe on the MovePartner
08:00 - 09:00Breakfast ClubPartner
09:00 - 09:30“On the Agenda” BreakfastSocial
09:30 - 10:15On the Agenda: Powering the Energy TransitionPlenary
09:30 - 10:15On the Agenda: The Role of Finance in SocietyPlenary
09:30 - 10:15On the Agenda: Connected IndustriesPlenary
10:30 - 11:00How to Navigate Global TransformationsPlenary
11:00 - 12:00The ‘How To’ in Building Future-Ready BusinessesPlenary
12:00 - 12:15Balcony Scene 8Culture
15:00 - 16:00Loggia TalkPartner