Implementing 2°C and below 2°C – compatible climate change mitigation scenarios: Implications for India’s coal sector

Date: Dec 1st and 2nd 2017

Location: Jharkhand, INDIA

This event aims to discuss the implications of possible coal transitions – both internationally and in India- the barriers, path dependencies, socio-economic and socio-political conditions under which it could be possible, and to draw insights from international experiences and policy debates.

Ket topics:

  • Implications of mitigation scenarios for coal demand in India and other countries.
  • India´s coal market evolution under alternative climate policy scenarios in India and in coal exporting countries.
  • Risk management of the potential implications of coal market and policy changes.
  • How could an Indian coal transition be reconciled with the need to avoid creating stranded assets, socio-economic and socio-political challenges?
  • Etc.

This event will be co-organized by the Central Institute of Mining and Fuel Research

The agenda will be available for download.