All articles for the topic: climate change mitigation


Climate Mitigation Finance Update: From Divestment to Investment, Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency

The Green Climate Fund has approved US$1,093.5 million in funding for mitigation and adaptation projects in its first board meeting of 2018. A major global insurance company has committed to divest €2 billion from coal and invest €3.5 billion in the green economy.

Climate Mitigation Finance Update: Renewable and Energy Efficiency Financing and Guidance for Paris-compatible Investments

The Investment Agenda aims to provide guidance to investors in the transition to a global low-carbon economy and urges governments to enhance their climate policy ambition by 2020.

UNFCCC Showcases TNA Success Stories, NDE Germany Introduces Technology Needs Database

The UNFCCC report showcases TNA-inspired projects on climate change mitigation and adaptation, as well as agriculture, health, energy, transport and water.

Mauritius: Workshop Focuses On Mitigation Actions for Gas and Fuel Emissions

[Government of Mauritius] A two-day sub-regional workshop focusing on cleaner and more energy efficient vehicle strategies for Mauritius and the Southern Africa regions, kicked off this morning at the Ravenala Attitude Hotel in Balaclava in the presence of the Minister of Social Security, Nationa

Climate Mitigation Finance Update: Investments Scale Solar Capacity, Improve Energy Efficiency and Accelerate REDD+

An innovative mapping tool from the World Bank will enable Pacific Islands to chart potential sites for renewable energy. Investments in solar energy capacity have been approved for off-grid solar energy in Kenya and the world's largest solar complex in Egypt.

Climate Finance Update - Mitigation: Green Bonds Break Records as China Pilots Large-scale Green Financing

The European Investment Bank has issued the "longest" green bond with a 30-year maturity, while Apple Inc. has added a US$1 billion bond to its existing US$1.5 billion bond which is the "largest" green bond emission to date.

UNEP-DTU Finds Opportunity to Raise Energy Efficiency Ambition in Tbilisi, Georgia

UNEP-DTU Partnership has released a report titled 'Energy Efficiency Brief: Tbilisi, Georgia,' which lays out opportunities for the city to improve energy efficiency as a contribution to climate change mitigation.

Mitigation Update: Building Sector Must Reach Net Zero Carbon by 2050

A report by the World Green Building Council finds that, in order to keep the global temperature rise below 2°C above pre-industrial levels, all new buildings must operate at net zero carbon by 2030 and all existing buildings must be renovated to operate at net zero carbon by 2050.

Energy and Emissions: Mapping the Impacts (Webinar) - 23.05.2017


This BEA webinar is demonstrating how to measure the potential sustainability impacts of city policies and projects. Speakers are discussing how to find the estimated emissions reductions from policies intended for, or unrelated to, climate mitigation.

Standards to Achieve City Sustainability (Webinar) - 26/27.04.2017


This BEA webinar engages participants on how to use tools and standards to improve city sustainability.


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