Early stakeholderholder consultations in Peru identified the cement sector as one of the sectors with highest potential for reducing greenhouse gases (GHG). The industry was responsible for around 6.1...
In the first of its decarbonisation series, the Climate Action Tracker (CAT) analysis looks at transport, a sector that is key to achieving the deep cuts in emissions required by the Paris Agreement. In this series the CAT will examine specific energy-intensive sectors, and how emissions can be reduced to […]
By Michael Comstock, Climate Technical Specialist, UNDP With the Paris Agreement signed and Parties’ Intended Nationally Determined Contributions (INDCs) submitted, countries have turned their attention this year to implementing the global climate change agreement. For individual countries, this means ratifying the agreement, moving from intended contributions to submitted Nationally […]
All country Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) report their national greenhouse gas (GHG) inventories and steps taken or envisaged to implement the Convention through the submission of what are known as National Communications. To assist developing country Parties in meeting their reporting obligations, the Consultative Group […]
The UNFCCC secretariat is organizing a series of four webinars to inform stakeholders and other interested Parties about the success story of countries’ national climate action plans, known as INDCs (Intended Nationally Determined Contributions) and NDCs (Nationally Determined Contributions), as a major step forward in tackling climate change. The […]
An innovative Nationally Appropriate Mitigation Action (NAMA) in Colombia that integrates transport and land-use planning at the local level can now move to implementation following a 14.7 million euro grant from the NAMA Facility. The Colombia Transit-Oriented Development (TOD) NAMA is designed to promote better-planned, walkable, transit-oriented neighborhoods, to lower […]
Key leaders of climate vulnerable countries met from 11 to 15 August in the Philippine capital Manila for a series of events held by the Climate Vulnerable Forum (CVF). The seminar “Climate Diplomacy, Leadership and Negotiations,” held from 11 to 14 August and attended by ministers and officials, focused on […]