On 8th of May 2024, CDPR hosted a workshop on “Agenda Setting for Climate Change and Energy”, in collaboration with the International Growth Centre (IGC) and the World Bank, which took place at the World Bank, Islamabad.

The focus of this workshop was to explore the nexus between climate change and the energy sector and to form a consensus on practical solutions to the challenges this presents. It highlighted the core issues on how to make the sector more fiscally sustainable, while providing reliable and affordable energy to citizens. The focus was then shifted towards two different aspects of greening Pakistan’s energy sector which is; the transition towards renewable energy and efforts towards energy conservation and efficiency.

The workshop was divided into three sessions:

1.  Fiscally Sustainable Energy Sector

2. Transition to Renewable Energy

3. Energy Conservation and Efficiency