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Listen to the new podcast: Indigenous Peoples’ technology and knowledge

We talk about Indigenous Peoples’ technology and the strength and barriers in a climate action context. What are the strengths of IP knowledge and tech in terms of climate change mitigation and adaptation? How can we create synergies and win-win situations with modern climate technologies? The general role of marginalised groups, such as Indigenous Peoples and women. We also talk […]

November 26th, 2021

COP26 closing plenary. Photo: UNFCCC

Loss and Damage at COP26

A new summary of the main COP26 agreements affecting climate change-driven loss and damage

November 17th, 2021

Building businesses’ climate resilience in Sri Lanka

A new mobile app aims to ensure that Sri Lankan businesses are prepared for flood events and can reduce losses. The mobile application is a resilient platform that will help businesses lower the risk associated with floods and prepare for impending extreme weather events.

November 11th, 2021

Step up climate change adaptation efforts, or face huge disruption: UN report

• Estimated adaptation costs in developing countries are five to ten times greater than current public adaptation finance flows • Fewer than one third of 66 countries funded COVID-19 recovery measures to address climate risks • Over 2,600 projects focus on adaptation

November 4th, 2021

Three projects selected as best low-carbon cases

The government of China has included three projects supported by UNEP DTU Partnership as best-case examples of low-carbon district energy development

November 1st, 2021

Methodologies for supporting Costa Rica’s climate aspirations

Developing methodologies for assessing sustainable development and transformational change for the national climate monitoring system

October 29th, 2021

Enhancing finance capacities for the Climate Action Enhancement Package (CAEP) in Morocco.

UNEP DTU Partnership built capacity for climate action finance, introducing tools for NDC implementation

October 28th, 2021

Stories from the Technology Needs Assessments

This publication provides a new set of success stories on how countries have used their TNAs and TAPs to advance the implementation of climate technologies.

October 27th, 2021

Perspectives: scaling up investment in climate technologies

A new publication brings together a diversity of viewpoints on pathways to realising technology development and transfer in support of the Paris Agreement.

October 27th, 2021

Emissions Gap Report 2021

Updated climate commitments ahead of COP26 fall far short, but net-zero pledges provide hope

The 2021 Emissions Gap Report finds a world on track for a temperature rise this century of at least 2.7°C with new and updated NDCs only taking 7.5% off predicted 2030 emissions.

October 26th, 2021

Transition papers presented at international conference

UNEP DTU Partnership experts present four papers at the International Sustainability Transitions Conference 2021

October 19th, 2021

Kenya kickstarts a Super ESCO for boosting energy efficiency

The new Super Energy Service Company will boost investments in energy efficiency and is linked to technical support from UNEP DTU Partnership.

October 6th, 2021