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Green cooling: Meeting the SDG Gaps – COP25 2nd December 2019

Green Cooling: Meeting the SDG Gaps

Time: 16:45‐18:15, December 2nd 2019

Venue: Meeting Room No.6, COP25, Madrid


Innovation Center for Energy and Transportation (iCET), Renmin University of China (RUC), Ca’ Foscari University, Venice (UNIVE). Società Italiana per le Scienze del Clima (SISC)


Centro Euro‐Mediterraneo sui Cambiamenti Climatici (CMCC), China Energy Conservation Coalition (CECC), China National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC), Energy Foundation China (EFC), innovative Green Development Program (iGDP), Kigali Cooling Efficiency Program (K‐CEP)


16:45 – 17:00 Opening Remarks

Dan Hamza‐Goodacre, Executive Director, K‐CEP (By Video)

YU Zihan, Department of Resource Conservation and Environmental Protection, China National Development and Reform Commission

17:00 – 18:00 Green Cooling: Progress and Gaps

Enrica De Cian, Ca’ Foscari University of Venice, CMCC, and SISC | The determinants and future trends of air conditioning in eight OECD countries

Alessio Mastrucci, Senior Research Scholar, Energy (ENE) Program at the International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA)| Improving the SDG energy poverty targets: Residential cooling needs in the Global South Access to Sustainable Cooling Outlook

Luca Lo Re, Climate policy analyst, IEA | Sustainable Cooling

Han Wei, Industry Program Officer, Energy Foundation China | China National Green Cooling Plan

Wang Yanhui, Operations Director, innovative Green Development Program, China | Toward Zero Emissions of China’s Food Cold Chain

Thomas Motmans, Sustainable Energy Financial Specialist, Basel Agency for Sustainable Energy | Scaling up Investments in Clean and Efficient Cooling with Innovative Financial Strategies

18:00 ‐18:15 Discussion

Full Agenda is available here