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SB 42 in Bonn
United Nations Climate Change Conference
June 1-11, 2015 - Bonn, Germany

UN Climate Conference Bonn June 2015 Plenary
INFORSE at Bonn June 2015 Gunnar Boye Olesen, Lykke Valentin Kristiansen, Raj Kalyani, Paul allen, Niraj Shrestha.
The INFORSE network is represented at the SBI 42 by several members including:

VedvarendeEnergi/SustainableEnergy, Denmark: Gunnar Boye Olesen, Judit Szoleczky
Danish International Settlement Service (DIB), Denmark: Lykke Valentin Kristiansen
Center for Alternative Technology (CAT), UK: Paul Allen, Philip James
Nordic Folkecenter for Renewable Energy, Denmark

INFORSE-South Asia:
All India Women Conference (AIWC), India: Raj Kalyani
Center for Rural Technology, Nepal: Niraj Shrestha

On the picture (from left to right): Gunnar Boye Olesen, Lykke Valentin Kristiansen, Raj Kalyani, Paul allen, Niraj Shrestha.

INFORSE - Side Events in Bonn:

Getting Ready for Zero; - UN FCCC Sde Event Bonn June 2015

Date: 4 June, 2015
Time: 16:45 - 18:15
Room: Berlin

Title: Getting Ready for Zero; -
An overview of who is working on zero carbon modelling & tool kits & Next Steps

An event to present an overview of publicly available peer reviewed scenarios for rapid decarbonisation and modelling work from across the globe. Panel discussion with experts. This can contribute evidence to enable a high ambition outcome in Paris.

Moderator: Isabel Bottoms, Track 0

- Gunnar Boye Olesen, INFORSE: 100% RE in Denmark and EU (slides, pdf, 0.5 MB)
- Paul Allen, Centre for Alternative Technology (CAT), UK: Getting Ready for Zero, Next Steps (slides, pdf, 0.7 MB)
- Philip James, CCAT, UK: Zero Carbon Britain (slides, pdf, 0.9 MB)
- Mayor of Byron Shire, Australia (orig: Stephen Bygrave): Beyond Zero Emissions, Australia (slides, pdf, 1.9 MB)
- Andrea Rudnick, Latin America Liaison: Mitigation Action Plans and Scenarios (MAPS) (slides, pdf, 0.4 MB)
- Niklas Hohne, New Climate Institute: Act 2015 (slides, pdf, 0.6 MB)
- Irene Garcia, World Future Council: 100% Renewable Morocco (slides, pdf, 0.3 MB)
- Emmanuel Guerin: Deep Decarbonisation Pathways Project (DDPP)

- Jennifer Morgan, WRI: What does this mean for the Paris Agreement and Beyond (slides, pdf, 0.5 MB)
- Alexandra Deprez, IDDRI: Carbon Neutral Costa Rica, (orig: Giovanna Valverde Stark, Government of Costa Rica)
- Tewolde Egziabher, Government of Ethiopia: Low Carbon Development in Ethiopia

Download: Program - June 4, 2015 - leaflet (1 page, pdf file)

The Side Event is organised by the INFORSE members: Nordic Folkecenter for Renewable Energy, Denmark; the Center for Alternative Technology (CAT), UK; SustainableEnergy, Denmark, and the INFORSE Secretariat in cooperation with Track0.

Collection of Scenarios: INFORSE 100% Renewable Energy Scenarios
and Low Carbon Scenarios
Support: Cause: 100% Sustainable Energy World

Highlights: 100 % Renewable Energy in Denmark and ZeroCarbonBritain

INFORSE side event Bonn UN Climate Conference June 2015
INFORSE side event in Bonn UN Climate Conference June 2015

Rural Development with Low Carbon, Eco-Village Solutions in South Aide Event Bonn June 2015sia S

Date: 10 June, 2015
Time: 18:30 - 20:00
Room: Bonn I

Rural Development with Low Carbon, Eco-Village Solutions in South Asia

Sustainable development solutions in South Asian villages focusing on improved rural energy technologies that support better living standards and livelihoods without affecting climate parameters. This Eco-Village Development Concept is being researched and implemented with community participation.

Moderator: Ugan Manandhar, WWF Nepal

Speakers and Panel:
- Anoop Poonia, CANSA: Introducing the Eco-Village Development (EVD) Concept (slides, pdf 0.6 MB)
- Successes of Grameen Shakti in Bangladesh (slides, pdf 0.6 MB)
- Kalyani Raj, All India Women Conference (AIWC), India: Successes with Local Solutions (slides, pdf 2.2 MB)
- Niraj Shrestha, Centre for Rural Technology (CRT), Nepal: Local Solutions and Adaptation in Reconstruction after the Earthquake (slides, pdf 3.1 MB)
- Vositha Wijenayake, CANSA:Local Successes and Policy in Sri Lanka (slides, pdf 0.3 MB)
- Sanjay Vashist, CAN-South Asia: Promotion of local development with EVD solutions in connection with national climate actions and international climate agreements, (slides, pdf 0.4 MB)
- Gunnar Boye Olesen, International Network for Sustainable Energy (INFORSE): Read the 4-page Position Brief presented.

Download: Program June 10, 2015 - Leaflet (1 page, pdf, 232 kB)

The Side Event is organised by INFORSE together with the members:
CRT in Nepal, IDEA in Sri Lanka, INSEDA & AIWC & WAFD in India
, Grameen Shakti in Bangladesh, DIB Denmark, and
in cooperation with CAN-South Asia.

INFORSE side Event on  EVD in South Asia
Panel dialogue of side event June 10, 2015
Gunnar Boye Olesen INFORSE with the Policy Brief
Read more:

- INFORSE-South Asia and the NGO Advocacy EVD Project behind the Side Event at INFORSE-Asia.

- Policy Brief (June 10, 2015): Eco-village Development as Climate Solution (4-page pdf, 0.2 MB)
  Other Events organised by INFORSE members:

Title: Women’s Perspectives on Just Climate Policy: COP21 and Beyond
Date: June 4, 2015
Room: Bonn I

The co-organising INFORSE members: Life e.V. (coorganiser) and AIWC Gender & Women Constituency Focal Point

Read more: on the website of WEDO and GenderCC

Gender and Women Group

Gender Group in Bonn Climate Conference 2015 Gender Group in Bonn UN Climate Conference  antinuclear
A group of people expressed their wish that the Climate negotiation should "Speed Up"

They poured dices from cups to the floor.
Demonstration organised by NGOs in front of the UN Conference Building: Energy Revolution NOW Demo in Bonn June 2015 Climate conference

Official website of the UNFCCC Side Events in Bonn, June 2015:
(The presentations are also uploaded here)

See INFORSE's Participation at Previous, Present and Following UNFCCC COPs
- INFORSE at UNFCCC COP24 in Katowice, Poland, 2018
- INFORSE at UNFCCC COP22 in Marrakesh, Morocco 2016
- INFORSE at UNFCCC SBI44 PreCOP22 in Bonn, Germany 2016
- INFORSE at UNFCCC COP 21 in Paris, France, 2015.
- INFORSE at UNFCCC SBI42 Pre COP21 in Bonn, Germany 2015
- INFORSE at UNFCCC COP 20 in Lima, Peru, 2014.
- INFORSE at UNFCCC COP 19 in Warsaw, Poland, 2013.
- INFORSE at UNFCCC COP 18 in Doha, Qatar, 2012.
- INFORSE at UNFCCC COP 17 in Durban, South Africa 2011.
- INFORSE at UNFCCC COP16 in 2010 in Cancun, Mexico.
- INFORSE at UNFCCC COP15 in 2009 in Copenhagen, Denmark.
- INFORSE's Position Paper on Climate Change (INFORSE's Position pdf file 99kB) at the start of COP15, 7 December, 2009.
- INFORSE's brief analysis of the outcome of COP15 (INFORSE's Analysis pdf file 64 kB), 21 December, 2009.
- INFORSE at COP14 in 2008 in Poznan, Poland.

See other INFORSE participation at UN Conferences