Flexibility services in the zero-emission smart grid: market models, regulations, actors and technologiesRead more
This webinar explores the role of different actors, regulations and market models, and digital data and technologies in the provision of flexibility in energy demand that is so critical for the transition to a zero-emission energy system and smart grid characterised by high shares of volatile renewable energy resources. In line with the focus on institutional change and transitions management […]
Webinar: How the private sector can transparently assess and report on Sustainable Development impacts of its climate actions (In Spanish)Read more
The Paris Agreement (PA) is the international community’s blueprint for achieving the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) goals. The agreement requires countries to adopt “fair and ambitious” voluntary actions to combat climate change. In addition, the PA includes transparency provisions to monitor progress with its implementation, thus helping build trust in the international climate-change regime. A number […]
To achieve the Paris Agreement’s long-term goal of limiting warming to 1.5 °C above pre-industrial levels, large reductions in greenhouse-gas emissions are needed across all economic sectors. Complementing governmental efforts, the private sector is taking steps to cut its emissions of greenhouse gases. However, at present, mechanisms to account for private sector-driven emission reductions are sub-optimal. The goal of our […]
BEHAVE 2020-2021 is the 6th version of the biannual EnR event that focuses on the application of behavioural insights in energy efficiency. As an important conference for national energy agencies in Europe, BEHAVE provides a unique forum for policymakers, academia, industry and practitioners to share ideas and experiences in promoting effective solutions for energy efficiency improvements and climate mitigation. Main […]
During this webinar, we will present the key linkages between the Sustainable Development Goals and the UNFCCC-mandated Technology Needs Assessments, and the role of technology per se in achieving sustainable development. Moreover, perspectives on how TNA activities link to national SDG targets will be shared from two country coordinators involved in TNA activities.
Guidance for the Interim – Discussing the San José principles and bilateral agreements to promote sustainable development and integrity in carbon marketsRead more
Joint workshop by the Sustainable Development Initiative and Wuppertal Institute Time: Wednesday 18 November, 15.00 – 16.30 PM (CET) Place: Gotowebinar, please register here Background and workshop objectives In the absence of a global ‘rulebook’ for carbon markets, the San Jose Principles describe how some Parties envision a fair and robust carbon market to be developed for high ambition and […]
Please register for Mainstreaming sustainable development through pilots in carbon markets on Nov 12, 2020 1:45 PM CET at: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/5417330484534184974 After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.
UNEP DTU Partnership invites DTU Master’s students to join our team. We have a catalogue of project ideas giving students an opportunity to work in close connection with real projects, addressing the challenge of climate change and sustainable development, particularly in developing countries. Download the Master’s Project Catalog. Download Application Form Download presentations: Intro_Gordon DES _Zhoulun KjuonGo – adaptation_Søren_ws CBA_Jingling […]
Three Tentrans researchers are presenting at the annual Windaba Conference in South Africa in October 2020. Wikus Krueger will make a presentation titled: ‘Renewables energy auctions- global lessons’. Glen Robbins’s presentation forms part of the panel on Local Supply Chain Development and is titled: ‘Lessons from localisation failures of the past decade. And Holle Wlokas is participating on the panel […]
9. October 2020, 4 pm (CET) This webinar is part of the “ICAT webinar series: advancing climate action transparency in Latin America and the Caribbean”, a cycle of presentations in Spanish of impacts, results, and methodologies from the ICAT (Initiative for Climate Action Transparency) project for specialists and the public in Latin America and the Caribbean. In this webinar, we […]