Long-term Strategies

UN Environment – UNFCCC Workshop on Mitigation in the Building Sector

UN Environment – UNFCCC Workshop on Mitigation in the Building Sector

A recent joint UN Environment and UNFCCC two-day workshop was held in Bonn which focused upon mitigation in the building sector. The workshop ran from 31 July 2017 – 01 August 2017 and was attended by professionals from varying organisations, a full list of all participants can be seen here. […]

UNFCCC-CASTT: Climate Action and Support Transparency Training

UNFCCC-CASTT: Climate Action and Support Transparency Training

On 26 June, 30 participants from different corners of the world gathered in a classroom in Seoul. After having been selected from a pool of 210 applicants from 72 countries, this group was about to embark on the first day of a professional training programme on greenhouse gas (GHG) inventories. […]

Renewable Energy a Step Closer for Solomon Islands as World Bank Group Approves Support to Tina River Hydro

Renewable Energy a Step Closer for Solomon Islands as World Bank Group Approves Support to Tina River Hydro

The World Bank approved US$33.6 million in funding for the Tina River Hydropower project in the Solomon Islands. With electricity costs in the Solomon Islands being among the highest in the world, the project aims to reduce this cost and end the country’s near-total reliance on diesel fuel for power.

G20 Leaders Say Paris Agreement is “Irreversible”

G20 Leaders Say Paris Agreement is “Irreversible”

Following the G20 Summit in Hamburg, the world leaders issued a statement saying that the Paris Agreement is “irreversible” and published a climate and energy action plan. The document outlines concrete steps to accelerate a transition to a low carbon and climate change resilient world.

Developing countries and energy efficiency potential: Strategies for low-carbon development after the Paris Agreement

Developing countries and energy efficiency potential: Strategies for low-carbon development after the Paris Agreement

Written by Pierre Langlois, P. Eng, President, Econoler and Audrey Yank, Jr. Eng, M.Sc., Technical Expert, Econoler, as a special feature for the International Partnership for Energy Efficiency Cooperation (IPEEC). Just before the COP22 was held in Marrakech, the Paris Agreement entered into force. The agreement calls for a shift […]

Webinar on Clarifying Long-term Emission Reduction Strategies

Webinar on Clarifying Long-term Emission Reduction Strategies

The UNFCCC secretariat is hosting a webinar on recently submitted long-term emission reduction strategies on Thursday 8 December at 16:00 CET (Berlin time). During the webinar, Germany and the United States will present their long-term low emission development strategies,  which were submitted to the UNFCCC secretariat during the UN Climate […]