Recent News, Blogs, Publications and Events

Blog: Moving Forward on Reverse Auctions: 7 things to know

August 9, 2016

Well-designed Reverse Auctions can be a low-cost way for countries develop renewables or other power sources. Here are 7 things you should know about them.

Event: Climate Policy Initiative (CPI) Dialogue Meeting 2016

May 20, 2016

The CPI Dialogue explored key topics related to Clean Power Plan design, particularly as it relates to nuclear energy, and also looked at recent developments on retail pricing of distributed energy resources (DER) and supporting participation of DER in wholesale energy markets.

Event: Climate Finance Forum

The Center for Clean Air Policy (CCAP) organized its 2016 Climate Finance Forum on the margins of the 44th Meeting of the Subsidiary Bodies to the UNFCCC, in Bonn, Germany.

Blog: The Global Agreement to Fight Climate Change

May 4, 2016

The Earth Day signing ceremony exceeded our expectations.This blog by CEO Bill Tyndall discusses how the world is moving forward to fight climate, with speed and ambition.

Blog: CCAP Submits Inputs for the Green Climate Fund’s Initial Proposal Approval Process

April 11, 2016

In response to the GCF’s call for submissions on the review of the proposal approval process, CCAP has submitted its perspective, highlighting three broad approaches for consideration. This blog by Hannah Pitt explains more.

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Blog: Accelerating Waste Management Plans at the National Level to Reduce Short-Lived Climate Pollutants

April 1, 2016

On behalf of the Climate and Clean Air Coalition (CCAC), CCAP is organizing the Municipal Solid Waste Initiative (MSWI) to reduce short-lived climate pollutants (SLCPs) workshop in Washington D.C. This blog post, by Gerardo Canales highlights MSWI and CCAP’s successes in reducing emissions from the waste sector, and the importance of implementing mitigation plans at the national level.

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Blog: Seizing the Moment to Align Oil and Gas Methane Mitigation

March 29, 2016

Blog post by Stacey Davis on mitigating methane emissions from the oil and gas industry, in light of recent events in North America.

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Event:  Global Methane Forum and CCAC Working Group

March 31- April 1, 2016

CCAP was actively involved in the Global Methane Forum and  will host a Climate and Clean Air Coalition (CCAC) Municipal Solid Waste Initiative (MSWI) workshop this week, in Washington, D.C.

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Press Statement:  U.S. -Canada Agreement is a Step Forward in Addressing Climate Change

March 11, 2016

Statement by Bill Tyndall, President of the Center for Clean Air Policy, on The US-Canada Joint Statement on Climate, Energy and Arctic Leadership

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Policy Brief: Next Steps for Converting INDCs into Action

March 4, 2016

This policy brief describes the importance of converting INDCs, outlines the elements of a fully converted INDC , and provides recommendations for policymakers from developed and developing countries, as well as funding agencies, on the steps that will be involved in the process so that support can be well targeted.

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Blog: Financing INDC Conversion Through the GCF

March 8, 2016

As the Green Climate Fund (GCF) opens its doors and other sources of climate finance scale up their support to developing countries, the coming years will be pivotal in helping countries convert their commitments under the Paris Agreement into financeable investment strategies.

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Event: Seventh Latin America (LAC) Regional Dialogue

February 10-12, 2016

The LAC Dialogue convened a targeted group of high-level developing country policy makers from LAC countries to participate along with representatives of developed countries and funding agencies.

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Blog: Fulfilling the Promise of the Paris Agreement

March 2, 2016

To fulfill the promise of the landmark Paris Agreement, we must shift the focus to converting countries’ individual climate goals, their Intended Nationally Determined Contributions (INDCs), into real greenhouse gas reductions.

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Publication: Converting Intended Nationally Determined Contributions into Action

November 25, 2015

To help build on the momentum from COP21 CCAP released a paper that highlights the importance of converting INDCs into policies, measures and finance-ready investment strategies after Paris.