April 22, 2021
iGDP plans to host a series of seminars on “Zero Carbon Future and Personal Behavior Change”, presenting on research policies and advocacy practices from China and abroad on promoting personal green and low-carbon behavior change, with the aim to promote the exchange and sharing between participating researchers and policymakers. On April 22, 2021, the first seminar was held on the occasion of “Earth Day”, with the theme of “Potential Research and Practice Sharing on Food Emission Reduction”.
December 11, 2020
After China put forward the goal of carbon neutrality on September 22, the start of the national carbon market has been accelerated, and relevant policies, including management measures and quota allocation methods, have been introduced. Based on these latest developments, this conference conducted an in-depth discussion on the top-level design and subsequent impact of China’s carbon market.
December 7, 2020
The “Women in Green Energy” initiative initiated by the Sino-German Energy Partnership and hosted by GIZ and iGDP, was launched in Beijing. The initiative focuses on women’s perspective and strength in the green energy transformation and explores the current situation of women’s employment in the energy field and the problems and challenges they face.
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October 30, 2020
The 2020 Green Development Think Tank Partnership annual conference was held on October 30 in Shanghai. Jointly hosted by the Energy System Engineering Committee of China Energy Research Society, Fudan University’s Energy Economics and Strategy Research Center, and iGDP, the event brought together nearly 150 guests from universities, research centers and academia throughout China, as well as nearly 10,000 online viewers. The conference came on the day after the conclusion of the fifth plenary session of the 19th Central Committee of the Communist Party of China, and a few weeks after China pledged to reach a carbon peak before 2030 and carbon neutrality by 2060. Participants took this opportunity to discuss carbon targets in the upcoming 14th Five-year Plan, how to achieve deep emission reductions in the different regions of China, as well as the policy means to promote China’s transition onto a green and low-carbon economic development trajectory.
April 25, 2019
iGDP co-hosted this workshop to identify the data sources needed for environmental risk analysis in existing policy frameworks, strengthen the interconnection between climate change policies and qualitative environmental risk analysis, and enhance international exchange on quantitative environmental and climate risks analysis in the BRI.
April 12, 2019
On April 12, iGDP analysts held a workshop with study partners from Japan’s Institute for Global Environmental Strategies and Korea Environment Institute to review the draft final report, discuss joint recommendations, and plan out dissemination of the study’s findings. The study aims to provide an overview of alternative national approaches to low-carbon city development, identify good practices for information sharing, and promote regional cooperation.
January 24, 2019
This workshop, held in partnership with the North-East Asian Subregional Programme for Environmental Cooperation, brought together experts from China, Japan, and Korea to share insights on low-carbon city policy in Northeast Asia and foster regional cooperation.
January 19, 2019
In Beijing, on January 19th iGDP hosted the fifth annual conference of China’s Green and Low Carbon Development Think Tank Partnership, which has emerged as one of China’s leading networks of green and low-carbon policy experts. With over one hundred participants from research institutes throughout China, the theme of this year’s conference was “Green Development in China Toward 2030”.
June 11, 2018
What is the progress that China’s low carbon pilot cities are making? What are some of the best policy measures available to reduce their carbon emissions? What industries should city officials focus on to get the greatest return on their policy investments? What are other cities in Northeast Asia doing to lower their emissions?
To help answer these questions, on June 11th, innovative Green Development Program (iGDP), together with the North-East Asian Subregional Programme for Environmental Cooperation (NEASPEC), and the Wuhan Energy Conservation Supervision Center, hosted Green Transformation in Wuhan – International Consultation Workshop for Low-carbon City Roadmaps.