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...
A three-day workshop on views and experiences on “Economic diversification and transformation” and on “Just transition of the workforce and the creation of decent work and quality jobs” was held from 2 to 4 October 2016 in Doha, Qatar. The workshop was hosted by the Ministry of Municipality and Environment of Qatar […]
A central component of the Paris Agreement is to strengthen transparency requirements to better hold countries accountable for their commitments. National transparency mechanisms provide information to track Parties’ progress in implementing their nationally determined contributions (NDCs) and will help strengthen Parties’ capacities to measure and optimize their efforts to address […]
By Moritz von Hohenthal, GIZ Madagascar holds interesting opportunities in renewable energies for foreign investors, as energy is a top priority for the government. The strong political will to electrify the country through the use of renewable energy (RE) is demonstrated by prioritization in the National Development Plan and by the […]
Editorial by Patricia Espinosa and Salaheddine Mezouar Across the globe, nations have kick-started a new and exciting development agenda aimed at ending poverty and reducing risks linked with climate change, pollution and over-exploitation of our natural environment. This journey to a brighter, more prosperous and resilient future has been […]
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 […]