Publications

Compendium on GHG Baselines and Monitoring: Guidance on National-level Mitigation Actions

Compendium on GHG Baselines and Monitoring: Guidance on National-level Mitigation Actions

Adopted at COP 21 in Paris, the Paris Agreement sent a clear signal from the international community to strengthen the global response to climate change. The agreement set forward the ambitious pathway of limiting the global temperature rise to well below 2°C. In order to achieve this, global actions need […]

Methodological Framework to Assess Transformational Change in NAMAs

Methodological Framework to Assess Transformational Change in NAMAs

  A new publication entitled ‘Transformational Change Taxonomy – Methodological framework for the assessment of transformational change in NAMAs’ has just been released and can be downloaded here. How can transformational change (TC) through Nationally Appropriate Mitigation Actions (NAMAs) be assessed? How to enhance NAMAs’ design and effectiveness in order […]

Role of NAMAs in implementation of the Paris Agreement: perspective of developing countries

Role of NAMAs in implementation of the Paris Agreement: perspective of developing countries

This is an opinion piece by Ecofys and does not imply the expression on the part of the secretariat. By Angélica Afanador and Ann Gardiner (Ecofys)   The ECOFYS’ recent paper concludes that NAMAs become even more relevant to developing countries to achieve climate resilient and low emission development in […]

Ghana aims to establish 28 Energy Productivity Zones (EPZs)

Ghana aims to establish 28 Energy Productivity Zones (EPZs)

The Nationally Appropriate Mitigation Action (NAMA) on “Access to clean energy through establishment of market based solutions” has the potential to bring about a transformational change in the sector, resulting in emissions reductions, promoting sustainable development and increased access to clean energy technologies for communities in Ghana. The following are […]

The NAMA Guidebook Third Edition is Released

The NAMA Guidebook Third Edition is Released

Just in time for the twenty-first session of the Conference of the Parties (COP) which took place in Paris from 30 November to 11 December, 2015, the Third Edition of the NAMA Guidebook was released by the Overseas Environmental Cooperation Center, Japan (OECC). The NAMA Guidebook is a “living document” […]

Developing country Parties achieve historic milestone of the measurement, reporting and verification (MRV) framework

Developing country Parties achieve historic milestone of the measurement, reporting and verification (MRV) framework

The UN Climate Change Secretariat has published the first reports resulting from the new international consultation and analysis (ICA) process for reporting by developing countries. The ICA process is a process that contributes to the trust-building among Parties by sharing information on actions to address climate change amongst governments in […]