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1 hour 36 minutes
About the Course
This course examines some low-carbon cooling solutions, and highlights innovative policy and financial measures for enabling low-carbon cooling and investment.
It consists of 4 units:
Unit 1: The Need for Low-Carbon Cooling (by Alfredo Baño Leal, 11 minutes)
Unit 2: Solutions for Low-Carbon Cooling: Green Buildings and Green Bonds (by Dina Azhgaliyeva, 26 minutes)
Unit 3: Financing Low-Carbon Cooling (by Bo Shen, 34 minutes)
Unit 4: The Role of Government Policies (by Feng An, 25 minutes)
Examine some solutions for low-carbon cooling
Examine innovative policy measures for enabling low-carbon cooling and investment
Better understand public and private sources of financing for low-carbon cooling
How to Complete this Course
- Watch 4 short video lessons
- Review open access reading materials
- Pass a multiple-choice test with a score of 8/10 or higher
- Answer 2 brief feedback questions
- Certificate issued upon completion of course requirements
Lilian Tan, E-Learning Consultant, ADBI
Forthcoming: Baño-Leal, A. Cooling Demand and Impact. In Low-Carbon Cooling, edited by B. Shen, D. Azhgaliyeva, A. Baño-Leal. Tokyo: ADBI.
- IEA. 2018. The Future of Cooling.
Peters, T, and Sayin. L. 2022. The Cold Economy, ADBI Working Paper N1326. Tokyo: ADBI.
Peters, T. 2018. A Cool World: Defining the Energy Conundrum of Cooling for All. Birmingham: University of Birmingham.
Azhgaliyeva, D. and Z. Kapsalyamova. 2021. Policy Support in Promoting Green Bonds in Asia. ADBI Working Paper 1275. Tokyo: ADBI.
Azhgaliyeva, D. and D. Rahut. 2022. Promoting Green Buildings: Barriers, Solutions, and Policies. ADBI Working Paper N1331. Tokyo: ADBI.
Attwood, J. 2021. Decarbonizing cement and concrete. BloombergNEF.
S&P Global. 2021. COP26: Five Developed Nations Commit to Support Low Carbon Steel, Cement Sectors.
The Economist. 2021. How Cement May Yet Help Slow Global Warming.
International Energy Agency (IEA). 2019. Material Efficiency in Clean Energy Transitions. Vienna: IEA.
United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP). 2020. Global Status Report for Buildings and Construction: Towards a Zero-Emission, Efficient and Resilient Buildings and Construction Sector. Nairobi, Kenya: UNEP.
Kapoor, A., E. Teo, D. Azhgaliyeva, and Y. Liu. 2020. The Viability of Green Bonds as a Financing Mechanism for Green Buildings in ASEAN. ADBI Working Paper 1186. Tokyo: ADBI.
Azhgaliyeva, D., Kapoor, A. and Liu, Y., 2020. Green bonds for financing renewable energy and energy efficiency in South-East Asia: a review of policies. Journal of Sustainable Finance & Investment, 10(2), pp.113-140.
Forthcoming: Shen, B., D. Azhgaliyeva, Y. Zhou, and J. Zhou. Financing Climate-Friendly Cooling Deployment at City Scale. In Low-Carbon Cooling, edited by B. Shen, D. Azhgaliyeva, A. Leal.
Shen, B. et al. 2021. Technical Assistance Consultant’s Report. People’s Republic of China: Developing a Climate Friendly Cooling Sector through Market and Financing Innovation. Manila: ADB.
Forthcoming. An, F., Y. Li, H. Wang, and B. Shen. Policy Solutions to Enable Climate-Friendly Cooling. In Low-Carbon Cooling, edited by B. Shen, D. Azhgaliyeva, A. Leal.
- IEA. 2020. Additional Efforts on Cooling Needed to Reduce Buildings-Related Emissions.