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Date Event Title Venue
5 February 2015 Delhi Sustainable Development Summit (DSDS) 2015 Taj Palace, New Delhi
3 February 2015 Ushering Net Zero/Positive Energy Buildings in India (DSDS 2015 Special Event) Silver Oak Hall - I, India Habitat Centre, Lodhi Road, New Delhi
6 February 2014 Delhi Sustainable Development Summit (DSDS) 2014 Taj Palace, New Delhi, India
13 September 2013 Blended Learning Programme on 'Science and Policy of Climate Change' Online programme
31 January 2012 Learning from emerging energy innovations in Asia with a focus on energy access and clean energy: Contributing to the discourse on an institutional framework for sustainable development (IFSD) Silver Oak 1, India Habitat Centre, New Delhi
2 February 2011 DSDS 2011 Special Event on "Trade and technology dimensions of energy use and climate change" Silver Oak, India Habitat Centre, New Delhi
21 September 2009 Consultative workshop on technology transfer issues for Copenhagen
6 February 2009 Energy transformations for Asia: responding to energy security and climate challenges
4 February 2009 Scaling up renewable energy and energy efficiency in South Asia: focus on financing, investment and technology with REEEP
8 February 2008 Lifestyles, Energy Security, and Climate Jacaranda I, IHC, New Delhi
23 January 2007 Energy & climate special event Delhi

 
 
Lifestyles, Energy Security, and Climate
Venue : Jacaranda I, IHC, New Delhi
Start Date : 8 February 2008
End Date : 8 February 2008
Summary
The panel discussion on Lifestyles, Energy Security and Climate had a unanimous view on the need for lifestyle changes in mitigating climate change and enhancing energy security. The speakers shared their views on the need to synergize awareness creation, technological innovations, use of appropriate financial instruments, innovative market pricing and sound policy making.

It emphasized on educating the youth and consumers about the ethical basis and equity of consumption, and involving them in the decision-making in initiating change in lifestyles.

The panellists underscored the need for economic incentives to promote greener lifestyles. They sought active role of governments, businesses, industry, civil society, media and educational institutions in the dissemination of scientific evidence and recommendations. The panel discussed Japan’s example in moving towards a low carbon economy through change in housing design, clothing, day-to-day choices in transport and technology use.

The panel comprising Dr R K Pachauri, Dr Leena Srivastava, Dr Ajay Mathur, Dr David Jhirad, Dr Prodipto Ghosh, Mr H Mori, Ms Urvashi Sibal and Mr Uday Khemka sought the decoupling of carbon growth with economic growth.

The event was attended by political and business leaders, educationists, academicians, research scholars, NGO representatives and students.