A session on Gigaton Problems, Gigaton Needs: The Urgency of Addressing Climate Change organized on March 22, 2021. The speaker Melanie Kenderdine is a Principal of the Energy Futures Initiative and a Non-Resident Senior Fellow at the Atlantic Council, a Washington think tank. Kenderdine served at the U.S. Department of Energy as the Energy Counselor to the DOE Secretary and concurrently as the Director of DOE’s Office of Energy Policy and Systems Analysis She wrote or edited two installments of the Quadrennial Energy Review, and she helped conceive and develop the Group of Seven (G7) Energy Security Principles adopted by G7 leaders in Brussels in 2014. Prof. Yogesh Rohilla, Assistant Professor, Electrical and Electronics Engineering Department introduced the speaker and Dr. R L Raina, Vice Chancellor, welcomed the speaker and participants. Melanie Kenderdine has shared her views on challenges world facing related to climate change. The major points covered in this session includes CO2 emissions, Global Urbanization trends, Power generation, energy innovation portfolio, Net Zero emissions target, actions needed for metals and minerals etc. Vote of thanks was proposed by Dr. Sanjay Goel, Director, Institute of Engineering and Technology, JKLU. The session was coordinated by Dr. Pushpendra Singh, Associate Professor-EEE and Prof. Yogesh Rohilla, Assistant Professor-EEE, Institute of Engineering and Technology, JKLU.