Climate Change Mitigation

This study provides an overview of projected greenhouse gas emissions in seven major emitting countries (Brazil, China, India, Indonesia, Japan, Mexico, and the United States) up to 2030, resulting from current, planned and selected enhanced mitigation policies. The emission projection associated with the enhanced mitigation policies shows that by replicating ‘best-in-class’ policies or...

The 2015 International Energy Workshop (IEW) will take place from 3-5 June in Abu Dhabi, the United Arab Emirates. Hosted by the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA), the workshop will focus on, inter alia: climate change mitigation and adaptation; the economics of renewable...

Since its creation, nationally appropriate mitigation actions (NAMAs) have increasingly been studied, formulated and implemented, in expectation to realizing the potential to mitigate and reduce GHG emissions, as well as to advancing low carbon and sustainable development in...

Peruvian farmer and mountaineering guide Saul Luciano Lliuya, and the town of Huaraz where he lives, long known as the “Switzerland of Peru,” may go down in climate-change history.

The hundreds of tropical glaciers that blanket the mountains above Huaraz are melting, and...

The Adaptation, Readiness, and Mitigation Project (ADMIRE) invites proponents in selected countries to nominate ideas for private sector engagement in mitigation actions and climate resilience building efforts.

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The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) has taken a series of decisions to make its reports more accessible and involve developing countries more closely in its work. 
 
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The Fifth Assessment Report from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change is the most up-to-date, comprehensive and relevant analysis of our changing climate. The effects of climate change on crop and food...

The UNFCCC Secretariat has released a summary report on the discussions held during an in-session workshop on long-term finance, which took place from 11-12 June 2014, in Bonn, Germany. The report (FCCC/CP/2014/3) contains information on the workshop proceedings, and summaries of its...

Preparing for COP21 (to be held from November 30 to December 11th 2015 in Paris, France), for COP20 (to be held from 1st to 12th of December in Lima, Peru) and for the pre-COP (to be held in July and November in Caracas, Venezuela). 
 
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Rainfall variability and related hydrological disasters are serious threats to agricultural production in developing countries according to the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC). Since projections of climate change indicate an increase in the frequency and intensity of...

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