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Oct 20

Driving Climate Action through Clean Cooking

October 20, 2021 @ 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm

Hosted by HEPA Webinar Series

Weds 20 October 2021
14:30 – 16:00 CEST | 08:30 – 10:00 EDT


Transitioning to Clean Cooking Webinar Series: Session 7
14:30 CEST | 08:30 EDT

Our CEO, Margaret Kim, will join this session that highlights clean household energy as an essential strategy for mitigating climate change and improving health. The session will review the science and co-benefits of clean household energy with a particular focus on: (i) achieving countries’ Nationally Determined Contributions; (ii) addressing the dearth of funding for scaling up clean household energy; (iii) solving the climate and energy challenges faced by low- and middle-income countries; and (iv) implementing various climate financing tools.



  • Heather Adair-Rohani, Technical Officer, WHO

Keynote Presentation #1

The Climate and Health Co-Benefits of Transitioning to Clean Household Energy

  • Shonali Pachauri, Research Group Leader, International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis

Panel Discussion

Opportunities for Promoting Clean Household Energy

  • Moderator: Donee Alexander, Chief Science and Learning Officer, Clean Cooking Alliance
  • Panelist: Margaret Kim, CEO, Gold Standard
  • Panelist: John Mitchell, United States Environmental Protection Agency
  • Panelist: Pallavi Pant, Program Manager, Health Effects Institute
  • Panelist: Country representative (tbc)

Q&A  + Preview next session

  • Donee Alexander, Chief Science and Learning Officer, Clean Cooking Alliance


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