An Indian Civil Society Initiative to Understand India's GHG Emission Estimates

An Indian Civil Society Initiative to Understand India's GHG Emission Estimates

Events

 

Roundtable Consultation of “GHG Emission Estimations Experts”

6th April, 2017, at New Delhi

Vasudha Foundation on behalf of GHG Platform India organised a roundtable consultation in New Delhi for inputs and recommendations from experts in the field of Agriculture, Livestock, Forestry, Land-use and Land-use change, Energy, Industry, and the Waste sector on methodology approaches and overcoming data challenges while expanding the time series of GHG estimates from 2005 to 2013 at both the national and state level. The meeting was organised in Amaltas Hall, India Habitat Centre on April 6th, 2017

During the meeting, several challenges in terms of methodology approaches, appropriate usage of proxy activity data, approaches to be adopted for apportionment of national data to state level data and vice versa in the absence of accurate activity data, activity data source for non-organized sectors, uncertainty in data and emission factors and associated approaches to reduce uncertainty, etc. were discussed.

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Roundtable Discussion GHG Platform India: Finding Solutions

17th March, 2017, at Mumbai

GHG Platform India, in the second phase, is diving deep into GHG estimation at national and state level and extending the time series to 2005 to 2013. It was understood that the platform would meet with numerous challenges going forward. WRI India, therefore, invited GHG Experts in and around western region of India in order to stocktake their opinion and plausible solutions to the challenges that the platform is likely to face on methodological issues, calculation methods and activity data related issues. The event took place at WRI India, Mumbai office on 17 Mar 2017. The discussion was driven more on finding the solutions to the roadblocks that is likely to be faced by each sectoral partners.

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Roundtable Discussion Event GHG Platform India: Waste and Industrial Emissions

3rd February, 2017, at Hotel Kenilworth, Kolkata

International Council for Local Environmental Initiatives organized a roundtable to discuss the GHG Platform India – waste and industrial emission estimates. The discussion focused on the methodology adopted for the emission estimations, data sources and assumptions, and challenges in the sector.

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Workshop on GHG Platform India (Energy and Industries)

24th January, 2017 at Taj Vivanta, Bengluru

An Interactive Stakeholder Consultation Workshop on GHG Platform India organised by Center for Study of Science, Technology and Policy and Council on Energy, Environment and Water at Taj Vivanta, Bengluru on 24th January 2017. The objectives of the workshop were to showcase the results of a trend analysis conducted during the first phase of the project, present the methodology of the second phase and deliberate on the challenges foreseen for the second phase.

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GHG Platform India Website Launch

15th July, 2016 at India Habitat Centre, New Delhi

The website of GHG Platform India was officially launched on 15th July 2016 at India Habitat Centre, New Delhi. During the launch event, the platform showcased National level emission estimates from 2007 – 12 from key sectors such as energy, waste, industry, agriculture, livestock, forestry, and land-use and land-use change sectors represented in a transparent and comprehensive way.

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