SLoCaT and Bridging the Gap discuss transport with the DNA Forum

On behalf of SLoCaT and the BtG initiative Cornie Huizenga made a presentation to the DNA Forum (Designated National Authorities) which is a formal network of Annex 1 and non-Annex 1 countries on CDM) on transport and NAMAs in developing countries. While transport represents less than 1% of all emission reductions under CDM, over 50% of all NAMA proposals submitted since January of 2010 include a transport component.

Transport is included in NAMA submissions

The Nationally Appropriate Mitigation Actions (NAMAs) submitted by non-Annex I country Parties to the UNFCCC by the 31st of January were published on 2nd February 2010. The Bridging the Gap Initiative is analysing these submissions from a transport perspective. After a first view 11 out of the 20 Parties that made submissions made direct reference to the transport sector (inlc. E.g.