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Clean Energy Ministerial’s (CEM) – Industrial Deep Decarbonization Initiative

5th June, 2021 Environment

GS PAPER II: Conservation, environmental pollution and degradation, environmental impact assessment.

Context: India along with Govt. of United Kingdom launched new workstream to promote industrial energy efficiency under the Clean Energy Ministerial’s (CEM) – Industrial Deep Decarbonization Initiative  (IDDI) co-ordinated by UNIDO , at the 12th Chief Energy Ministerial (CEM) .

Industrial Deep Decarbonization Initiative (IDDI)

  • The IDDI initiative has been supported by Germany and Canada, with more countries expected to join soon.
  • The objective is to infuse green technologies and stimulate demand for low-carbon industrial material.
  • India is committed to cut emissions intensity per unit of GDP by 33 to 35 per cent by 2030.
  • The commitment hinges on effective deployment of low carbon technologies in Energy Intensive Sectors like Iron & Steel, Cement and Petrochemicals.