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The aim of this publication is to broaden the understanding of climate risks and adaptation from the perspective of the private sector. Many businesses still tend to underestimate their exposure to climate risks, while business opportunities arising from the need to reduce vulnerability are too often overlooked or unrecognized. This publication provides an overview of the business risks and opportunities […]

Publisher: UNEP Copenhagen Climate Centre
Published Year: 2022
Number of Pages: 40

In Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA), electrification through decentralized renewables-based solutions (particularly solar PV) has advanced significantly over the past decade. Going forward, this transition to clean energy has a significant potential in addressing integrated challenges including access to energy, job creation, skills development and local economic development (IRENA, 2019, 2020). Maximizing local benefits from this clean energy transition is important for […]

Publisher: UNEP DTU Partnership
Published Year: 2022
Status: Published
Number of Pages: 50

This paper synthesises insights from three seminars/webinars organised as part of the Danish ISGAN Annex 7 project during 2017-21 (see below). It reviews the academic and policy literature, and draws on the diverse expertise of the authors within transitions management, smart grid, energy-system integration, and flexibility. While the empirical experiences reported on are mainly drawn from Nordic and other European […]

Published Year: 2021
Status: Published
Number of Pages: 29

The District Energy in Cities Initiative is a multi-stakeholder partnership led by UN Environment, with support from Danish International Development Agency, Global Environment Facility (GEF), Kigali Cooling Efficiency Program (K-CEP) and the Italian Ministry of Environment, Land and Sea. The initiative is one of the six accelerators of the Global Energy Efficiency Accelerator Platform launched under the United Nations’ Sustainable […]

Published Year: 2021
Status: Published
Number of Pages: 16

Context and framing of the UNEP Adaptation Gap Report 2021The sixth edition of the UNEP Adaptation Gap Report (AGR2021) has been produced in the second year of the global COVID-19 pandemic. While encouraging trends in tackling the pandemic are emerging, including the unprecedented development and roll-out of highly effective vaccines in many industrialized countries, the COVID-19 crisis continues to create severe human health challenges, economic […]

ISBN: 978-92-807-3895-7
Publisher: UNEP DTU Partnership
Published Year: 2021
Status: Published
Number of Pages: 104
Published Year: 2021
Status: Published
Number of Pages: 94
Publisher: United Nations Environment Programme
Published Year: 2021
Status: Published
Number of Pages: 120

This issue brief is an output of the Technology, Markets and Investment for Low Carbon and Climate ResilientDevelopment (TEMARIN) project, focused on strengthening markets for climate technologies in Kenya and Uganda.The project is funded by the Danish Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

Publisher: UNEP DTU Partnership
Published Year: 2021
Status: Published
Number of Pages: 18

The objective of this report is to illustrate the opportunity, costs, and benefits of the coupled decarbonization of the power and transport sectors in the Latin America and Caribbean (LAC), which together account for two-thirds of fossil CO2 emissions, and about one-quarter of the total greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions in the region. These sectors are expected to more than double […]

Published Year: 2021
Status: Published
Number of Pages: 144