Global Collaboration for Innovation and Sustainable Cooling: Solutions for Market Transformation
This side event organized by TERI, NRDC and NEDO will bring together global stakeholders to discuss innovative solutions that address the complexities of climate change with a focus on heating and cooling challenges in emerging economies. Speakers will reflect on innovative technologies and policies related to the Internet of Things, Artificial Intelligence, food security, thermal comfort, LiFE, productivity, and more. The event will highlight examples of technological innovations in the refrigeration and air conditioning sector as well as passive cooling strategies. The discussion will be around three specific topics:
- 1) Innovative policy measures for enabling low-carbon cooling and investment
- 2) Mobilizing financing for implementing low-carbon cooling solutions at scale and
- 3) Role of partnerships and collaboration in advancing development and implementation of cooling innovations across countries.
Organized in two sections, the event will begin with remarks by government representatives. This will be followed by a technical presentations and discussions with experts from academia, civil society, industry and philanthropy. They will discuss policy, technology, and market transformation with a focus on innovation and sustainable cooling.