Posts by Brooks Shaffer

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CCAP’s Waste Program launches work with the Municipality of Quito, Ecuador

CCAP’s Waste Program officially launched work with the Municipality of Quito, Ecuador, in July 2017. The overarching goal of this work is to provide direct technical assistance to the city to identify and accelerate the implementation of one sustainable waste management project that can effectively reduce emissions, including Short Lived Climate Pollutants (SLCPs), and result in additional sustainable development benefits in the short term. continue reading »

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CCAP Expanding Waste Program through Deepening Partnership with CCAC

Building on its experience developing Nationally Appropriate Mitigation Actions for the waste sector in Chile, Colombia and Peru, CCAP is deepening its partnership with the Climate and Clean Air Coalition’s (CCAC) Municipal Solid Waste Initiative (MSWI) and expanding the impact of its waste program to new countries and cities through several activities described below. Together... continue reading »

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Transforming the Energy Sector and Implementing NDCs

With the historic Paris climate agreement now in place, including mitigation commitments, now called Nationally Determined Contributions or (NDCs), from 195 countries, governments are now charged with  converting their targets into actionable policies and programs on the ground.  CCAP’s recently-released a paper, Converting Nationally Determined Contributions into Action, takes a deep look at INDCs from... continue reading »

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