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The Passenger and Freight Transport Volume of the Compendium on GHG Baselines and Monitoring

The Passenger and Freight Transport Volume of the Compendium on GHG Baselines and Monitoring

On 09 May 2017 during the Technical Expert Meeting in Bonn, Germany, the newest volume of the Compendium on Greenhouse Gas (GHG) Baselines and Monitoring was officially launched. This publication, the Passenger and Freight Transport Volume, is a comprehensive guide through existing methodologies for GHG quantification of different types of […]

Cross-cutting Issues in Urban Environment and Land Use to Be Focus At May Climate Change Conference

Cross-cutting Issues in Urban Environment and Land Use to Be Focus At May Climate Change Conference

On 8 – 12 May, this year’s Technical Expert Meetings will focus on cross-cutting issues in the urban environment and land use. A number of thematic sessions will showcase how inspiring climate actions are key to reducing emissions, as well as sustainable development. Participants will be provided a wide variety […]

Now Available: GIZ – Webinar on GHG Emission Inventory in the Transport Sector

Now Available: GIZ – Webinar on GHG Emission Inventory in the Transport Sector

Should countries choose a bottom-up approach for their inventory model to measure transport emission? What are the main data requirements and can developing countries fulfill them? What are the benefits of using bottom-up greenhouse gas (GHG) approaches, which require so much data and seem to be much more time consuming? […]

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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 […]

Informational Webinar on New Training Programme on Greenhouse Gases

Informational Webinar on New Training Programme on Greenhouse Gases

Join UNFCCC Webinar 26 April The secretariat of the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) is hosting a webinar on UNFCCC-GIR-CASTT – a professional training programme on greenhouse gas (GHG) inventories for developing national experts from developing countries, which seeks to strengthen the GHG knowledge base – on Wednesday 26 […]

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Renewables Hold Great Promise for Philippines

The following contribution to NAMA News was submitted by the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA). IRENA recommends concrete actions for renewable energy deployment Renewable energy sector policy making and institutional evolution can support maintaining Philippines’ development momentum and allow it to achieve energy independence, according to a new report released […]