TERI's Climate Change Expo to be centre of attraction at DSDS

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New Delhi, Jan 12 (UNI) The Energy Resource Institute(TERI) will hold its first ever International Climate Change Exhibition along the 8th Delhi Sustainable Development Summit(DSDS) to be held here next month.

Leading policy makers from world over will take part in the summit for the first post-Bali deliberations on climate change.

The exhibition will focus on technologies for tackling climate change such as clean development mechanism, clean coal technologies, and carbon funding among others.

The objective of the exhibition is to create yet another platform for climate change and raise awareness, stimulate debate and identify challenges and solutions.

Besides, a CEO Forum will also be organised as part of the summit. The deliberations at the Forum will focus on the impact of climate change on the business sector. It will identify challenges and opportunities to the industry in the context of climate change.

It will bring out to participants the scope for partnership among industry, research, and international organisations.

Discussions will centre on business concerns and impacts of future regulatory policies related to mitigation of climate change and emissions from industrial sectors.

This time university students from all over the world are invited to participate in the summit.

The summit to be inaugurated by Prime Minister Manmohan Singh will see participation of figures like Executive Secretary of the United Nations Framework on Climate Change Yvo De Boer, President of ICUN Valli Moosa, Nobel laureate Prof Paul Crutzen and Prof Jeffrey d Sachs, Director of the Earth Institute, USA etc.

Besides several heads of governments like Maldives president Maumoon Abdul Gayoom, Iceland President Olafur Ragnar Grimsson and Prime Minister of Norway Jens Stottenberg and former prime minister of Netherlands Prof Rudd F M Lubbers will also attend the summit.

In addition to these environment ministers of a number of countries and experts heading premier institutions of these countries will also participate.

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