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Dursun Baş
Dursun Baş
IPC Researcher and Project Coordinator

Dursun Baş serves as a researcher and coordinator in the "Decarbonization of the Turkish Steel Sector Project" (2022-ongoing) and the "Promoting the Just Transition in Turkey Project" (2023-ongoing) conducted by IPC. Between 2020 and 2023, he worked as a Project Coordinator in the Cobenefits Project, supported by the German Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation, and Nuclear Safety (BMU) as part of the International Climate Initiative (IKI), with IPC as a knowledge partner. A graduate of METU Biological Sciences and METU Environmental Engineering departments, Baş completed his master's degree in the Department of Earth System Sciences at METU. With expertise in technical consultancy and project management, Baş has held project management positions at the Regional Environmental Center (REC) Turkey and the Nature Conservation Center (DKM). He has served as a consultant/expert on over 20 projects supported by the European Commission, government agencies, local governments, and international organizations in the fields of international and national environmental management, nature conservation, and climate policy. He has contributed to the preparation of numerous publications and reports on European Union (EU) Environmental Acquis.

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Decarbonization of the Turkish Steel Sector: Current State

IPC Senior Specialist Dursun Baş's report "Decarbonization of the Turkish Steel Sector: Current State" and the Executive Summary  published in English.

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Click here to download the executive summary.

Turkey's Decarbonization Roadmap - Timeline and Geography of Transformation (2020-2050)

''Turkey's Decarbonization Roadmap - Timeline and Geography of Transformation (2020-2050) '' report was published.

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Decarbonization Pathway for Turkey: Sectoral Cost-Benefit Analysis (2020-2030)

Istanbul Policy Center's ''Decarbonization Pathway for Turkey: Sectoral Cost-Benefit Analysis (2020-2030)'' report was published in November 2022.

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Increasing Industrial Competitiveness and Hedging against Fossil Price Volatility with Renewables in Turkey: Assessing the Co-Benefits of Decarbonising Turkey's Power Sector - August 2022 Update

The executive summary of the report titled "Increasing Industrial Competitiveness and Hedging against Fossil Price Volatility with Renewables in Turkey: Assessing the Co-Benefits of Decarbonising Turkey's Power Sector" within the scope of the international COBENEFITS Project under the direction of the Istanbul Policy Center, was re-published considering August 2022 data.

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Making the Paris Agreement A Success For The Planet and the People of Turkey - Reducing Electricity Prices and Increasing Economic Competitiveness with Renewable Energy

The COP26 Briefing "Making the Paris Agreement A Success For The Planet and the People of Turkey - Reducing Electricity Prices and Increasing Economic Competitiveness with Renewable Energy" was published in November 2021.

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Making the Paris Agreement a Success For the Planet and the People of Turkey Unlocking the Co-Benefits of Decarbonising Turkey's Power Sector

The COBENEFITS Policy Report "Making the Paris Agreement a Success For the Planet and the People of Turkey Unlocking the Co-Benefits of Decarbonising Turkey's Power Sector (Paris Anlaşması’nı Dünyada ve Türkiye’de Bir Başarı Hikayesine Dönüştürmek: Türkiye Elektrik Sistemini Karbonsuzlaştırmanın Yan Faydaları)" was published in August 2021.

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Türkiye'de Yenilenebilir Enerjiyle Enerji Arzının Güvence Altına Alınması ve Cari Açığın Dengelenmesi

EPRA Deputy Director Saeed Teimourzadeh, Özyeğin University Faculty Member Göktürk Poyrazoğlu and EPRA CEO Osman Bülent Tör's report "Türkiye'de Yenilenebilir Enerjiyle Enerji Arzının Güvence Altına Alınması ve Cari Açığın Dengelenmesi" was published in June 2021.

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Hava Kirliliği ve Sağlık Faturası: Sorunlar ve Çözümler

10 June 2021

Supporting Just Transition in Turkey Project: Çanakkale-Çan region-specific workshop

The Çanakkale-Çan region-specific workshop of the European Union (EU) funded EU Climate Dialogues Project (EUCD) “Supporting Just Transition in Turkey Project” was held on April 25th in Çan, Çanakkale.

In the workshop, public institutions, NGOs, professional associations and various other stakeholders highlighted democratic participation processes for investments that affect and are likely to affect the region, identification of the social costs of the coal and mining economy, access to public information, alternative employment opportunities and inter-institutional cooperation as priority areas of need for the general framework of “Just Transition”.

 

2022 Sharm El-Sheikh Climate Summit - Impressions from COP27

IPC-Sabancı University-Stiftung Mercator Initiative's ''2022 Sharm El-Sheikh Climate Summit - Impressions from COP27'' panel took place under the moderatorship of IPC Climate Change Cluster Coordinator Ümit Şahin and with the participation of SHURA Energy Transition Center Director Alkım Bağ Güllü, COBENEFITS Project Senior Project Consultant Dursun Baş, and 2022/23 Mercator-IPC Fellow Ebru Voyvoda at IPC on November 23.

COBENEFITS Project Closing Meeting

The closing meeting of the COBENEFITS Project, which was implemented in Turkey as a result of the support decision of the 14th Turkish-German Environmental Steering Committee convened in July 2017, was held in Ankara on June 23.

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Hava Kirliliği ve Sağlık Faturası: Sorunlar ve Çözümler

The meeting titled "Air Pollution and Health Bill: Problems and Solutions (Hava Kirliliği ve Sağlık Faturası)" was held on June 10 with the participation of the representatives of IPC, Chamber Of Environmental Engineers, Health and Environment Alliance and Right to Clean Air Platform. 

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