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14Sep
Low Carbon Development Cooperation in Southeast Asia
11:00 AM - 11:59 PM Contemporary Jewish Museum
Date: September 14, 2018 to September 14, 2018
Where: Contemporary Jewish Museum, 736 Mission Street, San Francisco, California, United States, 94105
Phone: N/A
Event Type: Family
Ticket Price: N/A
This event will feature leadership and lessons learned from the China Subnational Low Carbon Development (LCD) program over the past decade, followed by introduction of the new framework for engagement in Southeast Asia through discussion with high-level representatives from China, Myanmar, and other Southeast Asian countries. The Center for Climate Strategies (CCS) and the Beijing-based Global Environmental Institute (GEI), with partners at the Guangdong Institute for Energy Conversion (GIEC) and the Chinese Academy of Sciences Institute of Sciences and Development (CAS-ISD) will co-host and facilitate announcement of the new program and discussion of the format for Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) and China South-South Cooperation (CSSC) cooperation and the process by which participating nations can further develop and implement their NDC's and improve financing and other implementation capacities through this program. Topic 1: US-China Cooperation and Progress on China Subnational Low Carbon Development and Renewable Energy Implementation Topic 2: Cooperation on Low Carbon Development and Renewable Energy Implementation in Southeast Asia Countries Through BRI and CSSC Speakers: Secretary Matt Rodriguez of California EPA (opening remarks) Yi WANG, Director of Chinese Academy of Sciences, Standing Committee Member of the National People's Congress Representatives from China NDRC Thomas Peterson, President and CEO of CCS JIN Jiaman, Executive Director of GEI or other representatives from GEI Liao Cuiping, Researcher, Guangzhou Institute of Energy Conversion of Chinese Academy of Science