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Webinar on the new Passenger and Freight Transport Volume of the Compendium on GHG Baselines and Monitoring

The GIZ project Advancing Transport Climate Strategies funded by the German Environment Ministry under the International Climate Initiative invites you to join the webinar “MRV of Measures in the Transport Sector – new Volume of the Compendium on GHG Baselines and Monitoring” on Wednesday, 10 May 2017, 1 – 2:30 pm CET.

Urda Eichhorst, Transport and Climate Change Advisor at GIZ, will provide the background to the development of the Passenger and Freight Transport Volume and briefly reflect on the portfolio of assistance provided through German development cooperation in order to assist countries in identifying effective transport mitigation measures and monitoring their effects. Then, Charles Kooshian, Transportation Policy Analyst at the Center for Clean Air Policy (CCAP) will present the scope of the Passenger and Freight Transport Volume and provide examples for baseline and monitoring methodologies from the volume. Finally, Marion Vieweg-Mersmann, Current Future, will explain the linkages between GHG monitoring and reporting of measures and national transport GHG inventories. In the end, there will be time for questions and answers.

The webinar primarily addresses government agencies, consultants, think-tanks and international cooperation organisations that want to calculate emission reductions from transport mitigation actions.

Wednesday, May 10th, 2017

07:00 – 08:30 Washington DC (UTC-5)
08:00 – 09:30 Brasilia (UTC-4)
12:00 – 13:30 Windhoek (UTC+1)
13:00 – 14:30 Berlin (UTC+2)
14:00 – 15:30 Addis Ababa, Nairobi (UTC+3)
18:00 – 19:30 Bangkok, Hanoi (UTC+7)

The Compendium on GHG Baselines and Monitoring is a UNFCCC coordinated, multi-stakeholder effort to provide a resource map of methodologies, methods and tools for establishing baselines and monitoring emissions reductions from mitigation actions. The Compendium covers methodologies in all IPCC sectors.

On 09 May 2017 during the Technical Expert Meeting in Bonn, Germany, the newest volume of the UNFCCC coordinated Compendium on Greenhouse Gas (GHG) Baselines and Monitoring will be officially launched. The transport volume was coordinated by the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) in cooperation with the UNFCCC Secretariat and the Partnership on Sustainable Low Carbon Transport (SLoCaT), with funding from the German Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation and Nuclear Safety (BMU), and written with the assistance of the Center for Clean Air Policy (CCAP) with contributions from the International Council on Clean Transportation (ICCT) and included a wide-ranging expert review.

Please download the Passenger and Freight Transport Volume here (available from 09 May).

New Guide on Data Collection for Emission Quantification in Chinese Cities

Foto NewsletterAs part of the TRANSfer project, GIZ China published the “Monitoring Greenhouse Gas Emissions of Transport Activities in Chinese Cities – A Step-by-Step Guide to Data Collection”. It aims at enabling environmental authorities in Chinese cities to generate a regular emissions inventory of the transport sector. Considering local traffic situations and data availability, the guide outlines three different approaches to calculate transport activities.

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