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CCAP Applauds the Kigali Agreement to Reduce HFCs

This weekend, more than 190 countries adopted an amendment to the 1989 Montreal Protocol in Kigali, Rwanda, to reduce global levels of climate-warming hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs) by 80 to 85 percent by 2047. CCAP applauds the international communities efforts to address HFCs—a powerful greenhouse gas (GHG)— through this landmark agreement. This is the second major international... continue reading »

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Driving Climate Ambition Through UNFCCC Rulemaking

The landmark Paris Agreement represents a fundamental shift in the landscape of international climate policy and diplomacy. The Agreement demonstrates near universal acceptance of a future in which all, or nearly all, countries identify targets and take action to reduce emissions as part of the global effort to combat climate change. Most Parties’ Nationally Determined... continue reading »

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Transfers in the Paris Agreement: Can they enable greater ambition?

CCAP recently submitted its views to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) regarding some of the issues that need to be addressed in order for  Internationally Transferred Mitigation Outcomes (ITMOs) to support the greater global ambition promised in the Paris Agreement. Emerging from Article 6 of the Paris Agreement, ITMOs offer new... continue reading »

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How NAMAs Can Make Projects Bankable

Achieving national climate goals under the Paris Agreement will require substantial low-carbon, climate-resilient investment— and most of these resources will come from the private sector. The key challenge will be to turn countries’ Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs) into concrete actions that create the conditions necessary for climate-compatible investment.  Nationally Appropriate Mitigation Actions (NAMAs) are one... continue reading »

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From Concept to Reality: Colombia TOD NAMA Moving to Implementation

The Colombia Transit-Oriented Development (TOD) NAMA, a concept that was conceived in 2011 and preliminarily selected by the NAMA Facility in 2013, will now officially move to implementation, following  a €14.7 million grant from the NAMA Facility this past August. The NAMA is a comprehensive urban strategy that integrates sustainable mobility with land use development,... continue reading »

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