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CERAWeek Global Energy and Environment Leadership Award

  • 08 Mar 2021
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The Prime Minister of India was conferred with the Global Energy and Environment Leadership Award by Cambridge Energy Research Associates (CERA).

  • He was awarded for his commitment to expanding India's leadership in sustainable development to meet the country's, and the world's, future energy needs.
  • He addressed the CERAWeek conference and highlighted the steps taken by India to address the issue of climate change and attaining the target of achieving clean fuel.

Key Points

  • About the CERAWeek Global Energy and Environment Leadership Award:
    • The Award was instituted in 2016.
    • It recognises the commitment of leadership on the future of global energy and environment, and for offering solutions and policies for energy access, affordability and environmental stewardship.
  • Cambridge Energy Research Associates (CERA):
    • It is a consulting company in the United States that specializes in advising governments and private companies on energy markets, geopolitics, industry trends, and strategy.
  • CERAWeek:
    • It was founded in 1983 by Dr. Daniel Yergin.
    • It is an annual energy conference, organized in Houston (USA) in March, since 1983.
    • CERAWeek by IHS Markit is the annual international gathering of energy industry leaders, experts, government officials and policymakers, leaders from the technology, financial and industrial communities - and energy technology innovators.
    • CERAWeek 2021 was convened virtually from 1st-5th March, 2021.
      • Theme: The New Map: Energy, Climate, and Charting the Future.
  • Highlights of PM Address:

Source: PIB

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