Hubei Province Launches China's 6th Regional Carbon Market

China’s Hubei province launched the country's 6th regional carbon market on April 2, coming shortly after CCAP’s second Hubei emissions trading workshop, which convened key policy makers and more than 100 enterprises regulated under the Hubei ETS in order to gain feedback and fine-tune the policy options for the province as China develops its national ETS strategy. MORE »

Colombia TOD NAMA Selected for Germany-UK Facility Funding

Germany and the United Kingdom announced that they will fund a transit-oriented development NAMA in Colombia, a project developed by the Colombian Ministries of Transport, Environment, Housing and Planning, and the Colombian Development bank, FINDETER, with support from CCAP. MORE »

Policy Brief: The NAMA Opportunity

CCAP’s latest policy brief explains the vision of nationally appropriate mitigation actions (NAMAs). By coupling government climate policies with financial measures, NAMAs can lead to transformational change through a pipeline of on-the-ground mitigation projects and mobilization of private sector investment. MORE »

Video: Spurring Sustainable Development through NAMAs

CCAP explains pro-development, pro-environmental initiatives in renewables, waste and transportation in Colombia and Chile in a newly released video. On the ground projects that spur sustainable development, decrease emissions and reduce poverty through catalytic finance and policy assistance. Spanish and French subtitles are available. Watch Video »

Video: Reducing Methane in Colombia’s Waste Sector

CCAP’s program to mitigate methane emissions in Colombia is a leading example of an evolving climate policy that benefits the environment as well as local businesses. Working toward a nationally appropriate mitigation action (NAMA), the initiative utilizes financial mechanisms from developed nations. Spanish and French subtitles are also available. Watch Video »

Hubei Province Launches China's 6th Regional Carbon Market
Colombia TOD NAMA Selected for Germany-UK Facility Funding
Policy Brief: The NAMA Opportunity
Video: Spurring Sustainable Development through NAMAs

Spurring Sustainable Development and Reducing Emissions through NAMAs

CCAP explains pro-development, pro-environmental initiatives in renewables, waste and transportation in Colombia and Chile in a newly released video. On-the-ground projects that spur sustainable development, decrease emissions and reduce poverty through catalytic finance and policy assistance. Spanish and French subtitles are available.

Video: Reducing Methane in Colombia’s Waste Sector

Reducing Methane in Colombia's Waste Sector

CCAP’s program to mitigate methane emissions in Colombia is a leading example of an evolving climate policy that benefits the environment as well as local businesses. Working toward a nationally appropriate mitigation action (NAMA), the initiative utilizes financial mechanisms underwritten in developing nations by donors from developed nations. Spanish and French subtitles also are available.

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Earth Day Insight: On the ground tilling new economic growth to reduce emissions

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Today is Earth Day 2014. What better day to reflect on the direction of efforts around the world to reduce air pollution?

A slew of environmentally focused articles and opinion pieces have sprouted recently, as is the usual pattern for this time of year, and a theme – one that you’ve heard CCAP expound a lot – has emerged: Attacking climate change needn’t hurt economic growth. In fact, bottom-up solutions devised by local governments can be a transformative win-win for everyone involved.

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Earth Day Insight: On the ground tilling new economic growth to reduce emissions

Today is Earth Day 2014. What better day to reflect on the direction of efforts around the world to reduce air pollution? A slew of environmentally focused articles and opinion pieces have sprouted recently, as is the usual pattern for this time of year, and a theme – one that you’ve heard CCAP expound a lot – has emerged: Attacking climate change needn’t hurt economic growth. In fact, bottom-up solutions devised by local governments can be a transformative win-win for everyone involved. Paul Krugman, an op-ed columnist for the New York Times, gave the clearest explanation of this view in... continue reading »

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