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,”...

October 30, 2017

New Delhi: Aiming to fast track solutions for India’s diverse energy challenges, a delegation of Members of Parliament (MPs) from India are visiting the University of Chicago. Hosted by the Energy Policy Institute at the University of Chicago (EPIC- India) and the Climate Parliament, the visit is aimed at facilitating knowledge exchange between the Indian legislators, researchers from the Univer...

October 24, 2017

Earlier this year, the Government of India officially introduced an important tax reform called the Goods and Services Tax (GST). But what does this mean for the future of renewable energy in the country? A new policy brief helping to answer this question was prepared by Climate Parliament staff in India and was circulated among legislators in our network.

Despite the government’s ambitious aims...

July 27, 2017

Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire | Earlier this month (July 19, 2017), Ivorian parliamentarians from the West Africa Climate Parliament Network met with Mr Thierry Tanoh, Côte d’Ivoire’s Minister of Petroleum, Energy and Renewable Energy Development. The meeting was a result of commitments made during Climate Parliament’s regional hearing in Abidjan in April 2017. 

The purpose of the meeting was first of...

April 7, 2017

Solar water pumps can radically improve villagers' lives - whether by removing the daily chore of carrying water long distances or by irrigating fields, they can be a huge boon to development and economic empowerment.

Climate Parliament and the International Solar Alliance (ISA, an intergovernmental body) have published a call for companies and other organisations working with solar-powered water...

December 13, 2016

This week, our Executive Director Dr Sanjay Kumar attended Bangladesh Energy Week’s SmartGrid seminar in Dhaka, in order to present on a panel with the Bangladeshi State Minister of Information & Communication Technology, Mr. Zunaid Ahmed Palak MP and the Minister of Science & Technology, Mr. Yeafesh Osman - both members of the Climate Parliament group of legislators in the Bangladeshi Parliamen...

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