Meeting on Energy Education Strategy - 2017

 

World Environment Day – 2017

 

Energy is central to nearly every major challenge and opportunity the world faces today.  Energy is also having the big share in greenhouse gas emissions leading to global warming and climate change. Access to affordable, reliable, sustainable and modern pollution free energy for all through increasing share of renewable energy in total energy capacity has been envisaged as target for Sustainable Development Goal 7. In a Scientific Social Responsibility initiative the Climate Change Research Institute held a meeting to discuss Clean Energy Education strategy in India on June 8, 2017 at C-85 Shivalik to earmark World Environment Day event.


Dr (Mrs) Malti Goel, President CCRI briefed on the relevance and important for developing strategies for Clean Energy Education in India. Prof. D.P. Agrawal, Chairman, Governing Council presided over the meeting. He mentioned about how the climate change goals are affecting the educational priorities in the times to meet India’s INDC’s targets by 2030 and further develop to 2050 platform pathways, require strategies for Sustainable Development Goals to be developed. The meeting was attended by Prof. G. D. Sharma Former Secretary, University Grants Commission and Shri V.S. Verma, Former Member, Central Electricity Regulatory Commission among others. As a token of World Environment Day celebration, green plantations were given as mementoes to all.