Links

This site contains a list of further resources and platforms, which is non-exhaustive and will be updated throughout the programme.

National Greenhouse Gas (GHG) Inventory Systems

FIRM thumbnail newFIRM - Facilitating Implementation and Readiness for Mitigation
The main objectives of the FIRM project are:
                                                       · Contributing to develop understanding of low carbon development and
                                                         approaches to NAMA development and MRV systems
                                                       · Linking the outcomes of Technology Needs Assessments with
                                                         national low carbon development planning to identify priority NAMAs
                                                      · Supporting formulation of NAMAs and pilot identified activities for
                                                        overcoming of non-financial barriers that hinder NAMAs implementation
                                                      · Enhancing efficient resources use, creating enabling environments for
                                                        clean technologies, improving human well-being and the environment
                                                      · Fostering South-South cooperation and mutual learning

Cover IPCC 4 smallIPCC Task Force on National Greenhouse Gas Inventories
The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) website provides useful factsheets on the GHG inventory process, latest updates on work programme, and links to the emission factor database and IPCC 2000 Good Practice Guidance (GPG) and Uncertainty Manual and 2003 GPG for Land-Use, Land-Use Change and Forestry. Also
                                                       hosts the 2006 and 1996 Revised IPCC Guidelines for GHG Inventories.
                                                       In all UN languages.

Low Emission Development Strategies (LEDS)

Reegle logoClean Energy Info Portal reegle
The protal provides country energy profiles including key statistics, policies and actors, clean energy search, a catalogue of relevant key
                                                       actors and stakeholders, a map search of energy statistics and
                                                       potentials, as well as a reegle blog with insights and background
                                                       information.

reeep logoThe Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Partnership (REEEP)
REEEP is a market catalyst for clean energy in developing countries and emerging markets. In this role, it acts as a funder, information provider and connector for up-scaling clean energy business models.

IRENA logoInternational Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA)
IRENA seeks to make an impact in the world of renewable energy by maintaining a clear and independent position, providing a range of
                                                       reliable and well-understood services that complement those already
                                                       offered by the renewable energy community and gather existing, but
                                                       scattered, activities around a central hub.

CDKN logoClimate and Development Knowledge Network (CDKN)
CDKN supports decision-makers in designing and delivering climate compatible development through combining research, advisory services and knowledge management in support of locally owned and
                                                       managed policy processes. CDKN works in partnership with decision-
                                                       makers in the public, private and non-governmental sectors nationally,
                                                       regionally and globally with the ideals of human development and
                                                       environmental sustainability.

WRI logoWorld Resource Institute (WRI)
WRI is a global environmental think tank that goes beyond research to put ideas into action. We have over 50 active projects working on aspects of global climate change, sustainable markets, ecosystem
                                                       protection, and environmentally responsible governance.

ALM logoAdaptation Learning Mechanism (ALM)
To widely share experiences on adaptation and to address existing
                                                       adaptation knowledge needs, the ALM was launched in 2007. UNDP is
                                                       facilitating the ALM in close partnership with UNFCCC, UNEP, the World
                                                       Bank and specialized UN agencies including FAO. The ALM represents
                                                       a collaborative, global learning process, with leadership, facilitation and
                                                       strong participation by Southern institutions.

CFO logoUNDP/World Bank Climate Finance Options (CFO) Platform
The CRO addresses the information need for finance options by
                                                       providing a window to such information. It is also building an interactive
                                                       community of practice to share South-South experience and best
                                                       practices in climate action for better development impact.

World Bank CC knowledge portalClimate Change Knowledge Portal (CCKP)
The CCKP Beta is a central hub of information, data and reports about
                                                       climate change around the world. Here you can query, map, compare,
                                                       chart and summarize key climate and climate-related information.

Knowledge Navigator siteKnowledge Navigator
The Knowledge Navigator widget is an online application that helps to find and easily access selected climate change platforms. These platforms, or initiatives, host and link to material from more than one
                                                       institution or source, and are distinct from an institutional website.

LEDS logoLEDS Global Partnership
The Low Emission Development Strategies Global Partnership is pleased to announce the launch of the no-cost Expert Assistance on Finance service. With the new service, government agencies that are developing and implementing low emission development strategies can
                                                       receive virtual consultation and advice on financing strategies, policies,
                                                       or programs in support of low emission development strategies.

OECD logoOECD - Climate Change
The OECD Climate Change section offers acces to a Climate Change Expert Group (CCXG), Working papers on climate change, Financing
                                                       climate change action, as well as Environmental-economic modelling.

Wiki Gender logoWikiGender - Gender and Climate Change
This site is open to the entire community working on or interested in gender equality. The community relies on contributions from the community to improve the knowledge on this topic. Once you have an account, you can write and improve any article.

 

Nationally Appropriate Mitigation Actions (NAMAs)

MAPS thumbnailMitigation Action Plans & Scenarios (MAPS)
MAPS is a collaboration amongst developing countries to establish the evidence base for long-term transition to robust economies that are both carbon efficient and climate resilient. In this way MAPS contributes to ambitious climate change mitigation that aligns economic development with poverty alleviation. View specific resources on NAMAs and LEDS


UNDP RISO logoUNEP Risoe NAMA Pipeline Analysis and Database
The NAMA Pipeline Analysis and Database contains all submissions to the UNFCCC from developing countries and countries in transition for NAMAs, noting that the site is a work in progress, therefore not
                                                       exhaustive and the information contained on each NAMA may not be
                                                       uniform.

Ecofys NAMA databaseEcofys NAMA database
This wiki contains a database of NAMAs happening around the world. To be included, there must be information published about the NAMA (beyond a submission of intention to the UNFCCC). The objective is to share information so that countries and other stakeholders can learn
                                                       from these experiences and gain insights into how mitigation activities
                                                       can be undertaken within the NAMA framework.

Cover GIZ 22 smallTRANSfer - Towards climate-friendly transport technologies and measures
GIZ's TRANSfer transport project is supporting decision-makers in Colombia, Indonesia, and South Africa to develop climate change strategies in the transport sector to be registered as NAMAs. The site includes a handbook (in development) and tools.

ICI siteInternational Climate Initiative (ICI)
Since 2008, the ICI of the Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation and Nuclear Safety has been financing climate and biodiversity projects in developing and newly industrialising countries, as well as in countries in transition. The ICI receives funding from emissions trading and thus represents an innovative mechanism to support partner countries in the area of climate and biodiversity
                                                       protection, and adaptation to hte impacts of climate change.

WIPO Green logoWorld Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) GREEN
WIPO GREEN is a platform to accelerate the development and dissemination of green technologies to combat environmental
                                                       challenges. Users can access the WIPO GREEN Database to make
                                                       available green technologies, enter technology needs, and search for
                                                       technologies. The WIPO GREEN Network can be used to obtain advice
                                                       and services for transactions, and to connect with experts from
                                                       industry, universities, governments, IGOs and NGOs.

pmr logoPartnership for Market Readiness
The PMR supports four objectives: 1. Provide funding for building market readiness components such as GHG registries; MRV systems, data collection and management tools, and regulatory frameworks; 2. Pilot and test innovative market instruments; 3. Provide a platform for technical discussions and knowledge creation, South-South and
                                                       North-South exchanges, and collective innovation on new market
                                                       instruments; 4. Share lessons learned & best practices.

Measuring, Reporting & Verification (MRV)

Mitigationpartnership logoInternational Partnership on Mitigation and MRV
In the framework of the Petersberg Climate Dialogue in May 2010 in Bonn/Germany, South Africa, South Korea and Germany launched the
                                                       International Partnership on Mitigation and MRV. The overall aim of the
                                                       Partnership is to support a practical exchange on mitigation-related
                                                       activities and MRV between developing and developed countries in
                                                       order to help close the global ambition gap.

NAMAs and LEDS

Nationally appropriate mitigation actions (NAMAs) are concrete initiatives that shift a technology or sector onto a low-carbon trajectory. A Low-Emission Development Strategy (LEDS) outlines the intended overall economic, energy, and emissions trajectory for a country and helps to identify trigger points for policy intervention. continue

MRV

Measuring, reporting and verification (MRV) should be an essential component of any mitigation action. continue

GHG Inventory System

A high-quality national GHG inventory system provides a foundation for mitigation actions and MRV. continue