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Energy Efficiency Improvements with Mitigation Co-Benefits Through Economic Diversification | Marrakech Climate Change Conference - November 2016 | IISD/ENV Coverage | IISD Reporting Services | International Institute for Sustainable Development

On Wednesday, 16 November 2016, the event “Energy Efficiency Improvements with Mitigation Co-Benefits through Economic Diversification” took place at the Marrakech Climate Change Conference (COP 22).

This video highlights national energy efficiency programs in GCC countries. Standards and benchmarks, demand-side management, monitoring and enforcement measures, and public awareness campaigns are resulting in signification reductions in energy use and greenhouse gas emissions across the region. The drive for more efficient energy sources and products is supporting investment and training in clean energy technologies.

This side event was organized by the Gulf Cooperation Council.

Produced by Teya Penniman and filmed/edited by Nemo Allen.

You can find our written report and photographs for this event here: http://enb.iisd.org/climate/cop22/gcc/16nov.html#event-1