Igniting Change: Youth at the Forefront of Energy Efficiency and Climate Solutions
Objectives of the workshop
- Illuminate Energy Efficiency: Grasping energy efficiency’s integral connection with climate action and its crucial role in propelling the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals. This foundational knowledge will lay the groundwork for further discussions, highlighting not only the technical aspects but also the socio-economic and environmental ramifications of energy efficiency.
- Identify and engage: Participants are to pinpoint key barriers, challenges, opportunities, and threats associated with it. Recognizing the role of youth as proactive stakeholders, participants will share firsthand experiences and contexts, rendering the identification process both comprehensive and relatable.
- Analyze and connect: What are the broader environmental and socio-economic dimensions that influence the issues identified? Young participants possess a dual perspective: they are equipped with the latest knowledge and tools, and they are also keen in shaping a more sustainable future. By drawing connections between challenges and their personal experiences, this session will underscore the unique role that young professionals play—as both innovative thinkers and advocates for meaningful impacts.
- Case study: Participants can reveal detailed understandings, ultimately aiming to expand these particular insights to resonate on a global scale.
- Solutions and Youth-Driven Calls to Action: Complemented by the knowledge of the IEEE young professionals, participants can also formulate actionable strategies. As the workshop concludes, participants will consolidate their discussions into a cohesive, resonant key message that delineates the roadmap for future initiatives.