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Climate Change Climate Change News / 25 August 2016
Transparency and Compliance Update: Final Reports on Developed Countries' Kyoto Protocol Compliance, 2014 GHG Emissions Released
Read More: Transparency and Compliance Update: Final Reports on Developed Countries' Kyoto Protocol Compliance, 2014 GHG Emissions Released
25_August_2016: During the month of August, the UNFCCC Secretariat released a compilation of developed country Parties' greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions based on their latest inventory submissions for 2014, as well as the final compliance reports for the first commitment period (CP1), 2008-2012, of the Kyoto Protocol. In addition, a number of updates on national reporting from Parties on their climate change action, including status reports on GHG inventories and the reports of the technical review of second Biennial Report (BR2) submissions, were published. continued...
Capacity Building and Technology Update: Technology Action Plan Guidance Enhances Paris Agreement Implementation
Read More: Capacity Building and Technology Update: Technology Action Plan Guidance Enhances Paris Agreement Implementation
21_August_2016: In Paris, the Conference of the Parties (COP) to the UNFCCC requested the Subsidiary Body for Scientific and Technological Advice (SBSTA) to initiate the elaboration of the technology framework established under the Paris Agreement, which, among other things, should facilitate the undertaking and updating of technology needs assessments (TNAs), as well as the enhanced implementation of their results. An enhanced guidance issued by the Technology Executive Committee (TEC) for preparing a technology action plan (TAP) supports the new technology framework as well as Parties' long-term vision on technology development and transfer reflected in the Paris Agreement. continued...
Draft Outline for IPCC Special Report on Impacts of 1.5°C Warming Agreed
Read More: Draft Outline for IPCC Special Report on Impacts of 1.5°C Warming Agreed
18_August_2016: Approximately 85 experts and members of the Bureau of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) have produced a draft outline for the 'Special Report on the Impacts of Global Warming of 1.5°C above Pre-Industrial Levels and Related Global Greenhouse Gas Emission Pathways in the Context of Strengthening the Global Response to the Threat of Climate Change, Sustainable Development and Efforts to Eradicate Poverty.' continued...
World Bank Approves Environmental and Social Framework Inclusive of Ten Safeguards
Read More: World Bank Approves Environmental and Social Framework Inclusive of Ten Safeguards
4_August_2016: An Environmental and Social Framework (ESF) meant to expand the protection of people and the environment in World Bank-financed projects has been approved by the World Bank's Board of Executive Directors, following almost four years of review. continued...
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2016 IUCN World Conservation Congress Honolulu, HI, US 1 Sep - 10 Sep
G20 Summit - China 2016 Hangzhou, Zhejiang, China 4 Sep - 5 Sep
Quadrennial Ozone Symposium 2016 Edinburgh, Scotland, UK 4 Sep - 9 Sep
4th Forum of the Standing Committee on Finance Manila, Philippines 5 Sep - 6 Sep
Asia Pacific Carbon Forum 2016 Jeju City, Jeju (Cheju-Do), Republic of Korea 5 Sep - 7 Sep
Global Green Growth Week 2016 Jeju City, Jeju (Cheju-Do), Republic of Korea 5 Sep - 9 Sep
UN Sustainable Stock Exchanges Dialogue Singapore, Singapore 6 Sep
13th Meeting of the Technology Executive Committee Bonn, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany 6 Sep - 9 Sep
Informal Negotiations on Habitat III Outcome Document New York City, US 7 Sep - 9 Sep
30th Meeting of the Least Developed Countries Expert Group (LEG) Monrovia, Montserrado, Liberia 7 Sep - 10 Sep
Industrial Efficiency 2016 Berlin, Germany 12 Sep - 14 Sep
Opening of 71st Session of the UN General Assembly (UNGA 71) New York City, US 13 Sep
10th Meeting of Adaptation Committee Bonn, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany 13 Sep - 16 Sep
91st Meeting of CDM Executive Board Bonn, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany 13 Sep - 17 Sep
Workshop on Business-to-Business Energy Efficiency Networks Berlin, Germany 15 Sep
 
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