CCAP comments support EPA’s Clean Power Plan

EPA’s proposed rule addressing greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from existing power plants establishes ambitious yet achievable standards for each state, and is the kind of leadership that shows the U.S. is serious about working toward an international climate solution. MORE »

Video: Reducing Short-Lived Climate Pollutants

CCAP is working with the Climate and Clean Air Coalition to reduce short-lived climate pollutants (SLCPs) like methane, black carbon and other air pollutants, specifically from the solid waste sector. The Coalition leverages political will to address SLCPs in an effort to mitigate climate change in the near term, while efforts to reduce GHG emissions continue on the ground and through the UNFCCC. Watch Video »

The NAMA Opportunity

"One of the keys to having a successful NAMA is having a strong partner. CCAP was our partner and they were able to get high-level support from vice ministers in other ministries. A ministry like ours can do good technical work but having a partner who can line up high-level support in your country is crucial." - Diana Barba, Ministry of Environment of Colombia at a UNFCCC workshop in Bonn, Germany. MORE »

GCF Board Agrees on Decisive Program Funding Criteria

The board of United Nations Green Climate Fund (GCF) has agreed on criteria for choosing among programs in developing countries that would reduce carbon pollution and also promote economic development. CCAP President Ned Helme calls the decision “a milestone.” 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 »

CCAP comments support EPA’s Clean Power Plan
Video: Reducing Short-Lived Climate Pollutants

IISD Video: Fifth High-Level Assembly of the Climate and Clean Air Coalition to Reduce Short-Lived Climate Pollutants (CCAC)

CCAP is working with the Climate and Clean Air Coalition to reduce short-lived climate pollutants (SLCPs) like methane, black carbon and other air pollutants, specifically from the solid waste sector. The Coalition leverages political will to address SLCPs in an effort to mitigate climate change in the near term, while efforts to reduce GHG emissions continue on the ground and through the UNFCCC.

The NAMA Opportunity
GCF Board Agrees on Decisive Program Funding Criteria
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.

CCAP’s Helme previews next round of climate finance negotiations

CCAP’s Helme previews next round of climate finance negotiations

Ned Helme, president of the Center for Clean Air Policy, discusses the United States’ shifting influence in the international negotiations and previews next week’s Green Climate Fund meeting.

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Working with Influential Partners to Create Lasting Change

Working with Influential Partners to Create Lasting Change

“CCAP is a great organization, that’s why we’re supporting it. CCAP, through the MAIN network, is providing a learning platform for exchanging experience, for learning best practices. Moreover, CCAP is helping developing countries to set up NAMAs, to develop institutions, and developing strategies on how to get the finance to do so.”

- Karsten Sach, Deputy Director-General, International and European Cooperation of Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation, Building and Nuclear Safety (“BMUB”)

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Green Climate Fund Agreement Opens Door for Pledges

The new Green Climate Fund (GCF) design is both “economically and politically savvy,” ensuring that the international investments catalyze private sector investment and offer benefits that can enjoy sustained political support in developing countries when the initial aid is gone.

The recent agreement in Songdo, South Korea opens the door for developed nations, wealthy developing nations and other donors to make pledges to capitalize the GCF later this year.

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