COP23 Official Side Event
Energy transition and low carbon developments in North East Asia—China, South Korea, Japan
7 November 2017

During the 2017 UN Climate Change Conference (COP23) which will take place in Bonn Germany from 6 to 17 November, Renewable Energy Institute will host an official side event entitled “Energy transition and low carbon developments in North East Asia—China, South Korea, Japan.” This side event will take place on 7 November 2017 and will be jointly organized with Tsinghua University, China and Climate Change Center, South Korea.

This side event brings together experts, scholar and key stakeholders to discuss and share the knowledge of the opportunities and challenges existing in low-carbon development and energy transit in China, South Korea and Japan. Topics include: 1. Current status on energy transition and low carbon development, 2. Opportunities and challenges, and 3. How domestic policies, efforts and activities.

The aim is to not only introduce the current state of energy transition in the Northeast Asia regions, but to also discuss issues and initiatives to further stimulate transformation and climate change countermeasures.

Date/Time :

7 November 2017 15:00~16:30

Venue :

Meeting Room 9, COP23

Organizers :

Renewable Energy Institute
Tsinghua University (China) and Climate Change Center (South Korea)

Admission :

Prior registration at UNFCCC is necessary in order to enter COP23

Program 

Contents
Welcome Remarks
He Jiankun, Professor, Director of Institute of Energy, Environment and Economy, Tsinghua University
Yuko Nishida, Manager, Climate Change Group, Renewable Energy Institute
Current status of Energy transition and low carbon developments in China
Zhou Jian, Associate Professor, Institute of Energy, Environment and Economy, Tsinghua University
Current status of Energy transition and low carbon developments in the Republic of Korea
Joojin Kim, Member of the Committee of Policy Planning at Climate Change Center & Managing Director of Solutions for Our Climate
Current status of Energy transition and low carbon developments in Japan
Yuko Nishida, Manager, Climate Change Group, Renewable Energy Institute
Panel Discussion
Duan Maosheng, Professor, Director, National Carbon Market Research Center, Tsinghua University

Duan FengjunSenior Research Fellow, The Canon Institute for Global Studies (CIGS)
representative from Climate Change Center

Joojin Kim, Member of the Committee of Policy Planning at Climate Change Center & Managing Director of Solutions for Our Climate

Yuko Nishida, Manager, Climate Change Group, Renewable Energy Institute


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