March 23, 2020

On January 8-9, the Climate Parliament and Wilton Park co-organised a parliamentary roundtable on "Energy futures: Green grids, electric cooking and

the global energy transition." This event took place in Abu Dhabi before the Legislators Forum and the Annual Assembly of the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA). It was made possible by The Applied Research Programme on Energy and Economic...

August 12, 2019

On July 19th, the Climate Parliament organised a discussion on "Making the Energy Transition a Poll Issue" within the Energy Horizons conference convened by the Council on Energy, Environment and Water (CEEW) in New Delhi. The discussion focused on how to create a compelling narrative around the energy transition, generating political will by making it a priority for constituencies. The session...

April 1, 2019

On March 28-30, the Climate Parliament and Wilton Park co-convened a high-level dialogue on Connecting Asia at Wilton Park, Sussex, England, in collaboration with the Department for International Development (DFID) and Oxford Policy Management.

The meeting focused on opportunities within Asia to increase cross-border electricity interconnections, enabling increased trading of renewable energy. Th...

December 19, 2018

The African Development Bank (AfDB), the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS), the Climate Parliament and GLOBE Nigeria jointly organized a regional workshop on “The Role of African Parliamentarians in the Implementation of the Paris Agreement: Challenges and Prospects.” The workshop was held in Abuja, Nigeria, on 22-23 November, 2018.

The general objective of the workshop was to st...

August 12, 2018

Dr Sanjay Jaiswal, Convener of the Indian Climate Parliament Network and MP from the state of Bihar has successfully implemented a comprehensive electrification programme in his constituency of West Champaran. 50 villages are in the process of being electrified with solar power. This initiative aims to complement the Indian government’s vision of enriching rural livelihoods by providing reliable...

June 1, 2018

On 8-9 May, Climate Parliament co-hosted an international governmental event with the Mexican Energy Secretary and the Senate in Mexico City.  In attendance was Pedro Joaquin Coldwell, the Secretary of Energy, as well as government and embassy representatives from countries around the world. Discussions centred on planning the upcoming Green Grid Initiative, and the path it should take. The Gree...

January 15, 2018

Climate Parliament have released a toolkit of policy documents for legislators in Africa, as part of the Parliamentary Action on Renewable Energy project.

December 18, 2017

On 5th and 6th December 2017, Climate Parliament legislators from Africa, Latin America and Asia, as well as global business leaders, met for the Global Parliamentary Roundtable in New Delhi. Over the two days, discussions covered international energy grid interconnections, smart grids, electric vehicles, village mini-grids, rural electrification, and the possible financial instruments to fund s...

November 3, 2017

Chicago: Parliamentarians from different political parties from six Indian states visited the University of Chicago from 28th October to 3rd November, 2017. “It’s been a wonderful experience and exposure for us and it’s great to see the kind of evidence based research that’s going on, especially in the Indian context. A lot of that is extremely useful for as policymakers and to the government,”...