21 September 2020

UNEP/DTU Webinar: Launch of the new Pocket Guide to NDCs

Copenhagen, 21 September 2020 UNEP DTU Partnership and the European Capacity Building Initiative (ecbi) recently produced a Pocket Guide to NDCs. The Guide explains the provisions of the Paris Agreement adopted in 2015, and of the Katowice rulebook adopted in 2018. We will launch the Guide on a webinar planned on 6 October 2020. We [...]

11 September 2020

United in Science report: Climate Change has not stopped for COVID-19

Copenhagen, 10 September 2020 Climate change has not stopped for COVID19. Greenhouse gas concentrations in the atmosphere are at record levels and continue to increase, with emissions heading in the direction of pre-pandemic levels. The world is set to see its warmest five years on record – in a trend which is likely to continue [...]

27 August 2020

UNEP/DTU Webinar: The development of long-term low-emission development strategies

Copenhagen, 26 August 2020 We call on parties to the Paris Agreement to formulate and communicate long-term low emission development strategies (LT-LEDS) with their national pathways for greenhouse gas emission until 2050 and beyond. These strategies are fundamental tools available for countries to envision the alignment of low-emission development with broader sustainability, socio-economic and climate [...]

18 August 2020

UNEP/DTU webinar: Development of Reporting Framework for the private sector with the focus on Sustainable Development Assessment

Copenhagen, 18 August 2020 Even though the enhanced transparency framework will enter into full implementation phase by 2024, many developing countries still lack the tools, institutional and human capacity to comprehensively assess the impacts of national policies and actions. However, private sector and other non-state actions are not well reflected in national or international [...]

20 July 2020

UNEP DTU Partnership: Focus on efficient cooling in post-pandemic recovery plans

Copenhagen 17 July, 2020 The Cooling Emissions and Policy Synthesis Report, which launches today, estimates that some 3.6 billion cooling appliances are currently in use worldwide. Yet, if cooling is provided to everyone who needs it – and not just those who can afford it – this would require as many as 14 billion cooling [...]

9 June 2020

Gender lens essential to addressing linked climate change and security crises, urges joint UN report

Nairobi and New York, 9 June 2020 – As countries reel from the devastating social and economic impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic, gender inequality is shaping the experience of crisis, as well as prospects for resilience and recovery. A new report – Gender, Climate & Security: Sustaining Inclusive Peace on the Frontlines of Climate [...]

28 May 2020

UNEP DTU Partnership: Virtual conference seeks climate and sustainable development synergies

Copenhagen, 27 May 2020 UNEP DTU Partnership has been invited to organise a session on transparency in the upcoming Climate and SDGs Synergies Conference 2020. Through three in-depth webinars, UNEP DTU Partnership joins a diverse range of experts and practitioners to delve in to, how countries and stakeholders leverage climate & SDGs synergies for their efforts [...]

15 May 2020

UNEP DTU Partnership: Mediterranean municipalities in street lighting exercise

Copenhagen, 14 May 2020 The Mediterranean local communities play a key role in the energy transition. Cities are in the best position to take actions on the ground and to meet local needs in order to address pressing challenges related to growing energy demand, the climate emergency, and the need to find innovative and [...]