Koyel Mandal speaking at a cooling event
Koyel Kumar Mandal, Chief of Programmes, Shakti co-hosted two events – India’s Pathway to Cooling for All: Action, Ambition, and Opportunities and Pathways to Climate-Friendly Cooling for All. He spoke about how Cooling is a development imperative, a climate mitigation imperative and an adaptation imperative and as India’s cooling sector grows, it is important to ensure that there is a demand response, there is energy efficiency, and all of that is integrated and finally adopted. The purpose of the convening was exchange ideas and experiences, collaborate, and strategise about how the cooling community can continue to make strides in creating a future with efficient, climate-friendly cooling for all. The deliberations carried out in three-day-long convening helped in deepening the collective understanding of stakeholders to advance action and leadership towards clean cooling.