#28: Pankaj Bhatia, Global Director of GHG Protocol & Deputy Director of the Climate Program, World Resources Institute
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Pankaj Bhatia is the Global Director of GHG Protocol and Deputy Director of the Climate Program at the World Resources Institute. Pankaj is one of the leading experts on the GHG Protocol standards and tools, particularly in the areas of corporate, Scope 3, mitigation action, and city accounting. He launched and led the three-year global process that involved more than 2,300 stakeholders to develop the new global GHG Protocol Scope 3 and Product Standards released in October 2011. Currently, he is leading the GHG Protocol team working to develop new global standards in the land sector which are expected to be released by 2022. In addition, he also oversees and supports WRI’s National Climate Action teams working across all its international offices in Brazil, China, Ethiopia, India, Indonesia, and Mexico.
In this podcast, Pankaj talks about his journey, his work pertaining to GHG protocols at the WRI, emissions inventory, connections between Covid19 and emissions and accomplishing carbon neutrality.
01:19 – Pankaj’s starting point on his climate change journey
10:29 – Emissions inventory
19:01 – Expectations from COP 26
22:17 – 2050 Pathways Platform
24:45 – Covid19 & emissions
29:14 – WRI setting up new GHG protocols by 2022
36:24 – Carbon neutrality
41:06 – Call to action relates to political legacy of government leaderships