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Global Cooling Innovation Summit held in New Delhi

The first Global Cooling Innovation Summit was held in New Delhi.
Global Cooling Innovation Summit held in New Delhi
  • It was inaugurated by Union Environment Minister Harsh Vardhan.
  • It was jointly organised by Department of Science and Technology along with Alliance for An Energy-Efficient Economy (AEEE), Rocky Mountain Institute, Conservation X Labs and CEPT University.

About Global Cooling Innovation Summit:

  • The two-day summit was first-of-its-kind solutions-focused event organised to explore concrete means and pathways to address climate threat that comes from the growing demand from room air conditioners.
  • It witnessed participation from distinguished speakers from around world, including innovators, philanthropists, venture capitalists, and other industry leaders.
  • The launch Global Cooling Prize was also announced on the sidelines of this summit.
  • It will be an international competition to incentivise development of residential cooling technology that will have five times less climate impact in comparison to standard Room Air Conditioning (RAC) units sold currently.

Question:

Q. Where was the first Global Cooling Innovation Summit held?
a. New Delhi
b. Mumbai
c. Chennai
d. Hyderabad
Global Cooling Innovation Summit held in New Delhi Global Cooling Innovation Summit held in New Delhi Reviewed by Inderjeet Virdi on November 16, 2018 Rating: 5

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