Events

Combining Economic Sustainability with Environmental Sustainability: Insights of the Latin American and Caribbean Carbon Forum

Current pledges by national governments are not enough to reach the goal set in the Paris Climate Change Agreement, but hope remains in the leading role being taken by subnational and non-state actors like cities, companies and organizations.

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Call for Applications: Training Course on Sustainable Energy Solutions

There is a course available which aims to raise awareness about the key dimensions that need to be addressed in developing sustainable energy solutions. The training will take place in Groningen, the Netherlands, 15 – 23 November and will provide insights into energy systems modeling, best practices in energy policymaking, best […]

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. […]

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Pathways to a Low Emission, Sustainable Urban Africa

A Regional Technical Expert Meeting on Mitigation was held in June at the African Carbon Forum. The meeting set out a number of key pathways to transform African cities towards a low emission and sustainable urban future. The expert meetings are a part of the technical examination process under the UN […]

Webinar on Climate Aligned Crowd-Funding and Crowd-Investing in Latin America and Caribbean

Webinar on Climate Aligned Crowd-Funding and Crowd-Investing in Latin America and Caribbean

On Thursday 13 July 2017, a webinar was held on ‘Climate aligned Crowd-funding and Crowd-investing in Latin America and Caribbean’ organized by RCC Panama, RCC St. Georges and LEDsLAC. The webinar aimed to raise awareness among project developers and the private sector on how crowd-investing and crowd-funding platforms can represent […]

Climate and Energy as Priority Areas for the G20 Summit

Climate and Energy as Priority Areas for the G20 Summit

On 7 and 8 July 2017, the Group of Twenty (G20) Summit will take place in Hamburg, Germany. The G20 has set itself the task of increasing the stability and resilience of economies, and thus of the global economy as a whole. Comprised of 19 countries and the European Union, […]