Accelerating electrification with renewable power?
Electrification in transport is trendy – but the clear commitment to power it with renewables is still missing
Heavy lifting needed to decarbonise the freight sector
Abating emissions from the transport sector will not be possible without tackling the freight sector
Empowering cities with national support?
Cities are at the forefront of climate action, as it is where many measures required for decarbonisation in the sector need to be implemented
Resilience on the slow lane
With mobility being crucial for the economic and social functioning of a society, it is essential to build resilient systems that will continue to function under higher climate change pressures
Navigating the steep curve towards paradigm shift
A lot has happened during the UN climate talks in Glasgow – but are we at all close to the paradigm shift we so urgently need in the transport sector?
Time is Running Out: Carbon Markets Cannot Replace More Ambitious National Commitments — Particularly in Transport
Read our blog after COP25 in Madrid, arguing that we need ambitious commitments for the transport sector. NDC enhancement in 2020 will be crucial.
Coal – to exit or not to exit?
The amount of evidence is rapidly increasing and overwhelming: the era of coal-fired power production is nearly over. Nearly… so let’s explore what is happening and why.
The Paris Agreement, coal and Ms. Meier
Ms. Meier is a secretary. She lives and works in a small town in Germany. She has – very likely – never heard of the Paris Agreement, nor would it interest her. Let’s discuss why Ms. Meier is nevertheless key to the success of the Paris Agreement.
Lessons from the INDC process in The Gambia
The Gambia developed its Intended Nationally Determined Contribution (INDC) for submission to the UNFCCC in advance of the Paris Agreement. Together with Sandra Freitas from Climate Analytics we looked at some initial lessons from the process.
What’s the time?
Lima provided another step in the right direction – albeit a baby step, where what we need is a leap. The UNFCCC and the new agreement is just one tool, that needs to be complemented by broader action, including a continuation and strengthening of the divestment movement.
CGE Training materials on mitigation assessment
CGE training materials are updated to reflect the latest science, particularly the findinigs from the sixth IPCC Assessment Report, and the transition to the Enhanced Transparency Framework under the Paris Agreement
Support to the Technical Analysis of BURs and Review of BRs
I assist the UNFCCC secretariat in coordinating the technical analysis of BURs and NC/BR submissions of developed country Parties.
Preparation of the project proposal for Energy Storage for Renewable Energy Integration in India
The programme aims to bring the energy transition closer to community level. I support the design of activities and proposal preparation.
Transport in new Nationally Determined Contributions and Long-Term Strategies
The project analysed the role of transport in new and updated NDCs and LTS
Asia Council for Decarbonising Transport
The project provides technical support to the Asia Council for Decarbonising Transport in the context of the NDC Transport Initiative for Asia