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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 […]

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Tunisian NAMA Proposal Developed by Ecofys Secures Funding

By Noémie Klein, Ecofys The NAMA Facility has pre-selected the Tunisian Building NAMA proposal “Scaling-up Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency in the Building Sector” to receive funding for the Detailed Preparation Phase as its part of its 4th call for projects funding. The Nationally Appropriate Mitigation Action (NAMA) proposal was […]

Registration Now Open For New UNFCCC Online Knowledge-Sharing Dialogue

Registration Now Open For New UNFCCC Online Knowledge-Sharing Dialogue

St. Lucia to share NDC implementation highlights on 13 April The secretariat of the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) is hosting a 30-minute webinar on the climate action plan – called nationally determined contribution (NDC) – of St. Lucia on Thursday 13 April at 16:00 CET (10:00 EST). […]

Open Application for Training Programme on Greenhouse Gases

Open Application for Training Programme on Greenhouse Gases

The application period for the professional training programme on the transparency of climate action and support officially opened on 1 April 2017. Announced in March, the training programme, called UNFCCC-GIR-CASTT, is offered in collaboration by the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) and the Greenhouse Gas Inventory & Research […]

NAMA News to be Relaunched as Mitigation & Transparency Exchange

NAMA News to be Relaunched as Mitigation & Transparency Exchange

Since we launched a few years ago as NamaNews, we’ve had one goal – sharing inspiring stories of how developing countries, often in collaboration with international partners, are lowering their greenhouse gas emissions, while creating jobs, improving living conditions, and preparing for a low-emissions world. Through the adoption of the […]

Six Steps Closer to Climate Mitigation Finance

Six Steps Closer to Climate Mitigation Finance

How Can Developing Countries Tap into Climate Mitigation Funds from MDBs and the GCF? By Angélica Afanador, Ecofys The clock is ticking and the world needs a rapid curb of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions to avoid surpassing the 2°C threshold. Due to the ratification of the Paris Agreement, countries face […]