Transport Tackles Climate Change – Summary and Presentations
About 50 participants attended the side event “Transport Tackles Climate Change” on 04 June in Bonn. Five initiatives were presented that aim at strengthening the role of the transport sector in climate change policy and ensuring effective implementation of sustainable, low carbon transport in a forthcoming climate agreement at COP21. Continue reading
Transport Tackles Climate Change Thursday – Side event at the UN Climate Change Conference
INDCs are expected to become key components of a new climate change agreement, and thus Parties to the Convention must think critically about sectorial approaches. In this context, bold mitigation strategies in the transport sector will be an essential element of raising pre-2020 ambition and meeting post-2020 national targets. Continue reading
15th Workshop of the Climate Technology Initiative (CTI) on Market Mechanisms for Climate Action at the Urban Level
The 15th Workshop of the Climate Technology Initiative (CTI) on Market Mechanisms for Climate Action at the Urban Level took place on March 7th -8th in Berlin, with various TRANSfer contributions.
Philippines: Regional Workshop “Transforming Building and Transport Sectors through NAMAs”
Following the regional workshops on Nationally Appropriate Mitigation Action (NAMAs) in Singapore in 2013 and Vietnam in 2014, the TRANSfer project and the Transport and Climate Change project (TCC) of GIZ, jointly organized with UNEP the workshop on “Transforming Building and Transport Sectors through NAMAs” held in Manila, Philippines from 5th – 7th of May 2015. The Climate Change Commission of the Philippines hosted the event. Continue reading
3rd meeting of the International MRV Expert Group in Bonn
How to refine and scale up MRV blueprints was one of the main questions during the 3rd meeting of the international MRV expert group on March 20th 2015. The MRV expert group of the TRANSfer project was established in 2014 with the aim to further the understanding of Measurement, Reporting and Verification (MRV) of transport NAMAs and to support the development of MRV methodologies and MRV guidance for transport activities.
TRANSfer at COP 20 [UPDATE Nov 20th]
The TRANSfer project, together with its networking partners, will be busy at COP 20 promoting innovative approaches to support low carbon transport. A number events will provide opportunities to discuss the latest developments in the sector. We provide an overview of events at COP 20 with TRANSfer involvement!
Insights on the Sustainable Urban Transport Initiative (SUTRI) NAMA at COP20
The TRANSfer Project will share insights on the Sustainable Urban Transport Initiative (SUTRI) NAMA, its process and measures beyond at the Indonesian Pavilion at COP20 in Lima. As a knowledge-sharing platform for actual and real climate actions and efforts in Indonesia, the Pavilion is a place to exchange best practices and lessons learned. Continue reading
Transport Day 2014
The motto for this year’s Transport Day is “Transport Tackles Climate Change @ Transport Day 2014”.
The BtG/SLoCaT event will be part of COP20 on Sunday 7th December 2014 at Sheraton Hotel, Lima, Peru. International experts, the scientific community and Parties will demonstrate the potential contribution of land transport in climate change mitigation and adaptation. There, TRANSfer will hold a breakout session on NAMAs and MRV.
CODATU XVI Conference – from the 2nd to the 5th of February 2015, Istanbul, Turkey
CODATU XVI conference, organised by CODATU in partnership with İstanbul Teknik Üniversitesi (İTÜ), will take place in Istanbul on February the 2nd to the 5th, 2015. The topic of the conference is: “Energy, climate and air quality challenges: the role of urban transport policies in developing countries and emerging economies”. Turning around climate issues linked to urban transport, the debates and presentations will make the conference a milestone on the way to COP21 in Paris in December 2015. Continue reading
Highlights of the Transport-NAMA Session and MRV roundtable meeting from the UNEP Regional Workshop on NAMAs
On Oct 1-3 GIZ held a thematic session on Transport NAMAs in Ha Long City, Vietnam
Different types of policy instruments are needed to implement the avoid-shift-improve strategy, and NAMAs can help to overcome several barriers (Presentation)
An MRV Roadmap process has been initiated to develop guidance (Reference Document) for countries to establish an MRV system and develop a set of ‘MRV Blueprints for Transport NAMAs’ (Presentation) Continue reading