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The Kyoto Protocol established some cooperative mechanisms designed to help developed countries to meet their greenhouse gas emission targets by achieving emission reduction at lower costs in other countries. Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) allows industrialised countries to claim credits for emission reductions from projects in developing countries. It is a condition that the projects assist developing countries in achieving sustainable […]

The NAMA Pipeline Analysis and Database contains all submissions to the UNFCCC from developing countries and countries in transition for Nationally Appropriate Mitigation Actions. It also contains submissions from developed countries on finance for NAMAs. Nationally Appropriate Mitigation Actions (NAMAs) do not represent a legal obligation under the UNFCCC. NAMAs are voluntary actions taken by developing countries to reduce GHG […]

The NDC and Pledge Pipeline presents the Nationally Determined Contributions (INDCs/NDCs) that are submitted to the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC). As of September 2018, 153 Parties (180 countries) responsible for 88.8% of the total GHG emissions have ratified the Paris Agreement. San Marino ratified the Paris Agreement in September 2018, and Nicaragua has submitted their NDC in […]

Calculating current and future greenhouse gas emissions and the effects of climate actions is critical in the global struggle to limit the rise in temperatures. Not only are precise calculations a pre-requisite for informed political decisions on which actions to take, they are also the foundation for transparent and credible global action. Using the UNEP DTU Partnership GACMO (Greenhouse gas […]