Climate and Energy

2017 Japan-India Policy Research Workshop

As commissioned work from the Ministry of the Environment of Japan (MOEJ), the Institute for Global Environmental Strategies (IGES) and The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI) held a workshop, entitled “Japan-India Policy Research Workshop” on 6-7 December 2017 in New Delhi, India. About 50 participants from India, Japan, the US, and others attended the workshop, and exchanged views and ideas on the latest climate related policies in India and Japan, with a particular focus on the energy transition towards renewable energy, SDGs-NDC linkages, India-Japan bilateral cooperation, and ways to increase the level of ambition through the ratcheting up mechanism outlined in the Paris Agreement.

Date 6 and 7 December 2017
Venue India Habitat Centre, New Delhi, INDIA
Organiser Ministry of the Environment, Japan
Co-organisers Institute for Global Environmental Strategies (IGES)
The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI)
Language English
Number of participants Approx. 50
Agenda PDF(514KB)
India’s Climate Policy Progress since the Paris Agreement
Swati AGARWAL, Associate fellow, TERI
PDF (609KB)
The Recent Progress of Japan’s Climate and Energy Policies after the Paris Agreement
Yusuke TERAOKA, Section Chief, Office of Director for International Strategy on Climate Change/ International Strategy Division, Global Environment Bureau, Ministry of the Environment, Japan
PDF (2.0MB)
Current Status and Challenges of Japan’s Renewable Policy
Yukari TAKAMURA, Professor, Nagoya University
Enabling Decarbonization of the Power Sector in India
Thomas SPENCER, Fellow, TERI
PDF (896KB)
Power Sector Trends: Focus on States
Kartikeya SINGH, Deputy Director and Fellow, Wadhwani Chair in U.S.-India Policy Studies, Center for strategic and international studies (CSIS)
PDF (2.1MB)
Exploring synergies between domestic policies and international goals
Aishwarya RAJ, Research Associate, TERI
PDF (2.2MB)
Understanding the linkages between NDCs and Sustainable development goals
David WASKOW, Director, International Climate Initiative, World Resources Institute (WRI)
PDF (2.2MB)
Recap of Day 1
Manish Kumar SHRIVASTAVA, Fellow, TERI
PDF (222KB)
Linking National Actions with International Processes
PDF (565KB)

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