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Refrigiators and air-conditioners account for almost 20 % of global electricity demand. Photo: Cool Coalition

Cities can fight climate change and improve lives by finding new ways to be cool

How can we keep cities cool and livable, without warming the planet?

October 10th, 2019

DTU International Energy Report 2019

Urban mobility under transformation

The DTU International Energy Report 2019 delivers recommendations for a world with growing population living in cities. UNEP DTU Partnership contributed chapter on emerging economies

October 9th, 2019

Blockchain solutions to carbon market challenges

Outlining key challenges and opportunities for blockchain in the Paris Agreement's new carbon market.

October 4th, 2019

Adaptation metrics – current landscape and evolving practices

New paper on adaptation metrics highlights cross-cutting findings to help tracking and assessing adaptation needs, actions, and progress

September 24th, 2019

New global effort on climate change targets 3% increase in energy efficiency per year

The Three Percent Club is a global coalition promoting energy efficiency policies that can achieve over 40 percent of the emissions cuts needed

September 23rd, 2019

UNEP DTU Partnership contributes to the science behind climate action

Research from UNEP DTU Partnership is part of the science behind the policy decisions, as world leaders meet to increase the ambition for climate action in New York.

September 23rd, 2019

From “lost decade” of climate action, hope emerges

New publication looks back at ten years of Emissions Gap Reports and global climate action. The conclusions are bleak.

September 22nd, 2019

G20 nations are lagging in climate action, but have huge opportunities to increase ambition

The G20 is not on track to meet Paris pledges, but technological advances, sub-national action and societal support provide foundation for increased ambition.

September 21st, 2019

APCW 2019 ESCAP building

Asia Can Lead Global Transformation towards Low Carbon and Resilience

Third climate week of the year concludes with agreement on urgent steps to make the region lead global transformation towards achieving Paris Agreement.

September 9th, 2019

From left: UNEP DTU Partnership Head of Section Myung Kyoon Lee, UNEP DTU Partnershp director John Christensen, Former UN Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon and IGEE Executive Director Professor Sohn Myongsei

UNEP DTU Partnership Director talks collaboration with Ban Ki-Moon

John Christensen gave several lectures as Sustainable Development Professor and met with former the UN General Secretary and the Executive Director of IGEE to discuss future cooperation on climate and SDGs

September 5th, 2019

Blockchain hackathon win for UNEP DTU Partnership researcher

Showcasing the potential for blockchain technology to track emissions from vehicles has won UNEP DTU Partnership researcher and his team the first prize.

September 5th, 2019

DIIS Seminar on TENTRANS

Reaching the potential of renewable energy and development

The energy transition is bringing renewable energy in increased speed, but how do we make sure the transition brings development to communities?

August 28th, 2019