Energy Transition by Localizing Climate Actions and Sustainable Development Goals

Event: Panel Discussions: Energy transition Towards a Sustainable Future in Asia, System Analysis in Asia
Date: Oct 22, 2022 (online)
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Friday 22 October 2021 (Day Three) 

14:00 – 15:15 CST / 08:00 – 09:15 CEST 

Panel Discussions: Energy transition Towards a Sustainable Future in Asia

Drawing on their expertise, panelists will present their work and address the following questions:  

  • What are the main decarbonization strategies to mitigate climate change in Asia?  
  • How can Asia achieve both the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and the Paris Agreement? What are the short and long term strategies of the energy sector towards achieving Net Zero in Asia?  

Fan Ying, Dean, School of Economics and Management, Beihang University, China


Junichi Fujino, Program Director, Institute for Global Environment Strategy (IGES)

Jung Hun Woo, Professor, Konkuk University, South Korea

Yadollah Saboohi, Professor, Sharif University of Technology, Iran

Joyashree Roy, Jadavpur University, Kolkata, India; Inaugural Bangabandhu Chair Professor, Asia Institute of Technology, Thailand

Volker Krey, Research Group Leader and Principal Research Scholar, Integrated Assessment and Climate Change Research Group, Energy, Climate, and Environment Program, IIASA