Coordinated international action on energy-efficient, climate-friendly cooling could avoid as much as 460 billion tonnes of greenhouse gas emissions – roughly equal to eight years of global emissions at 2018 levels – over the next four decades, according to the Cooling Emissions and Policy Synthesis Report from the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) and the International Energy Agency (IEA).
16th July 2020 10am-12noon EDT (UTC -4hr GMT)
CTCN Network member Wood Environment & Infrastructure Solutions UK Limited in partnership with GISCAD Limited were appointed by the Climate Technology Centre and Network (CTCN) to undertake a project to support the operational work of the National Water and Sewerage Authority (NAWASA) of Grenada.
Within the project, the following key tasks have been completed:
The Climate Technology Centre and Network (CTCN) held briefing sessions for the Network members. The meetings are part of a series to keep the partners updated on the progress at the CTCN.
Please see the video recordings and presentations here:
The Climate Technology Centre and Network (CTCN) is offering two secondment position and it is currently accepting applications for Fall 20202 (deadline: 10 August 2020):
July 15-17, 2020
UNEP presents a webinar on how to integrate gender in project development: presentation of the UN Environment Programme Gender Guidance Toolkit and discussion of the strategies to include gender in projects. The webinar was jointly organised by the UNEP Economy Division and the Gender and Safeguards Unit.
Please watch it here: https://www.ctc-n.org/resources/webinar-how-integrate-gender-project-development
The Government of Ghana has asked the Climate Technology Centre and Network (CTCN) to assist in drafting a national policy on e-mobility. The country aims to increase urban resiliency and create new green business opportunities.
According to the estimates, the Accra alone hosts more than 50% of total registered vehicles nationwide. The most frequently used modes of road transports are private cars, taxis, mini-buses and buses.
The Climate Technology Centre and Network (CTCN) is holding briefing sessions for network members in July. The meetings are part of a series to keep the partners updated on the progress at the CTCN. Please register to the following briefings:
The Government of Japan has announced an additional contribution of more than 2,9 million USD to the United Nations Climate Technology Centre and Network (CTCN) in 2020. The contribution includes more than 1,8 million USD from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, more than 689 thousand USD from the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry, and more than 460 thousand USD from the Ministry of Environment.