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  • Climate science for agriculture and forestry: Setting emissions targets to stay below 2°C

    01/07/2015
    New research aims to help agricultural and forestry companies to make their operations and supply chain truly sustainable. Ecofys, the University of Aberdeen and PBL Netherlands Environmental Assessment Agency have teamed up to build a methodology that will enable producers of agricultural and forestry goods to align their production with what is required to limit global warming to 2°C. The conso...
  • Ethiopian Minister and stakeholders join forces to shape rural electrification NAMA

    30/06/2015
    Mid-June, Ethiopian stakeholders from the government, private sector, and international financial institutions convened in Addis Ababa for a full day workshop to shape a Nationally Appropriate Mitigation Action (NAMA) in the rural electrification sector. The meeting was opened by the Etiopian Minister of Water, Irrigation and Energy, H.E. Alemayehu Tegenu. He stressed the important role the NAMA w...
  • Climate Action Tracker: South Korea’s draft climate action plan “inadequate”

    29/06/2015
    The Climate Action Tracker has labelled all four of the South Korean Government’s options for climate action as “inadequate.” The Climate Action Tracker is an analysis by four research organisations that measures Government action against the globally agreed goal of holding warming below 2°C. Its latest analysis looks at the detail of South Korea’s proposed climate plans ahead of the Paris climat...
  • The role of NAMAs towards Paris and beyond

    17/06/2015
    During the latest Bonn climate change conference, Ecofys and ECN hosted a roundtable dinner bringing together practitioners, government representatives and NGOs to exchange on the future of Nationally Appropriate Mitigation Actions (NAMAs). Coinciding with the launch of the Mid-year NAMA Status Report the invited guests had the opportunity to reflect and discuss the state of play of NAMAs. Active...

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