WRI India and CII launch initiatives to address policy, regulatory, and business models for renewable energy solutions in the state
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On 28th November 2016, WRI India in collaboration with CII organised an event in Bangalore to further conversations among Indian corporates, with regard to greenhouse gas (GHG) measurement, reporting, and possible mitigation measures through energy efficiency and renewable energy. Panelists and participants included academicians, corporations interested in reducing their carbon footprint, private organisations engaged in promotion of renewable energy and general stakeholders interested in the energy sector.
WRI India’s Climate Resilient Practice team facilitated a Participatory Scenario Development (PSD) workshop organised by Centre for Study of Science, Technology and Policy (CSTEP) on 24th November, 2016. The objective of the workshop was to develop sustainable development scenarios for the betterment of Doddaballapur residents, under the project ‘Understanding the dynamic changes in India’s peri‐urban regions and building capacity and resilience in the context of urbanisation and climate change’ funded by IDRC.
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The UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) is holding its 22nd Conference of the Parties (COP 22) from November 7-18 in Marrakech, Morocco. Negotiators from nearly 200 countries are convening to advance the implementation of the Paris Agreement on climate change that was struck at COP21 in December 2015. COP 22 presents a crucial opportunity to advance implementation of the Agreement, moving us further towards a zero-carbon, climate resilient world with a growing global economy.