Indian Institute of Technology Madras, Indian Institute of Technology Delhi, Indian Institute of Science Bangalore and Centre for Science and Environment, under the banner Indian Climate Research Network, are organizing the Fourth National Research Conference on Climate Change, to be held at IIT-Madras on October 26-27, 2013.
The conference will cover topics related to the scientific, technical, economic and policy aspects of climate change in South Asian countries, with a special emphasis on renewable energy. This event, the fourth in the series, intends to nurture and enhance a dedicated network of climate researchers.
This series aims to further develop the capacity of climate research and action in India by:
a. Developing an arena for promoting interaction among researchers, analysts and practitioners
b. Enhancing understanding of the current state of activities and research capabilities in South Asia and thereby identifying key lacunae
c. Deepening and broadening engagement on the climate issue with a particular focus on smaller academic institutions, NGOs and younger scholars
d. Strengthening a sense of ‘community’ among researchers
e. Exploring ways to more effectively link climate research and action programmes