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Official COP 20 Side Events on Sustainable, Low Carbon Transport
1 December 2014 @ 12:00 am
If you have a sustainable, low carbon transport themed official side event at COP 20 which you would like to be included in the below list, please contact Talya Enriquez Romano at talya.enriquezromano[at]slocatpartnership.org.
– International aviation and maritime transport: Addressing emissions from international bunker fuels– Monday December 1, 2014 @18:30—20:00
ICAO will focus on its achievements and joint initiatives with other UN bodies and the aviation industry on technical, operational and market-based measures. IMO will highlight the Third IMO GHG Study 2014, which provides shipping emissions estimates for the period 2007–2012 and projections to 2050. (Organized by: United Nations)
– Mitigation Potential of Urban Sustainable Low-Carbon Transport: Priorities for INDCs, NAMAs, SDGs– Thursday December 4, 2014 @15:00—16:30
Urban low-carbon transport strategies and shifts in investments can yield huge CO2 mitigation and support sustainability goals. Policy makers and experts will discuss how the developed work supports Intended Nationally Determined Contributions and Nationally Appropriate Mitigation Actions. (Organized by: International Transport Forum and Institute for Transportation and Development Policy)
– Green and Smart Innovations and Effective Climate Finance for Low Carbon Transport and Society–Friday December 5, 2014 @15:00—16:30
Innovation and investment for low carbon sustainable transport far exceeds traditional resources and typical management approaches. Bridging the Gap and TAISE will present case studies on solutions such as electronic tolls, bike schemes, BRT as well as climate-themed finance opportunities and tools (Organized by: Bridging the Gap initiative and Taiwan Institute for Sustainable Energy (TAISE)). A draft agenda of the side event can be downloaded in here.
– Mitigation in the INDCs: Towards Transparency, Equity, and Ambition– Saturday December 6 @15:00—16:30
The success of the Paris agreement hinges on robust INDCs, and particularly on ambitious, equitable, and transparent mitigation pledges. We will present tools, analysis and sectoral perspectives to help stakeholders design and review INDCs and their links to national policy. (Organized by: World Resources Institute (WRI) and Centro de Transporte Sustentable de México Asociacion Civil (CTS México))
– Measuring and Maximizing Contributions to Emissions Mitigation from Fossil-Fuel Subsidy Reform– Tuesday December 9, 2014 @16:45—18:15
How to include fossil-fuel subsidy reform within mitigation contributions. Country progress towards measurement of subsidy reform and emissions reductions. Country examples of managing reform and maximizing emissions benefits through investment in renewables and sustainable energy for all. (Organized by: International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD) and New Zealand)
– Mitigation in the INDCs: Towards Transparency, Equity and Ambition– Thursday December 11, 2014 @13:15—14:45
The success of the Paris agreement hinges on robust INDCs, and particularly on ambitious, equitable, and transparent mitigation pledges. We will present tools, analysis and sectoral perspectives to help stakeholders design and review INDCs and their links to national policy. (Organized by: World Resources Institute and CTS Mexico)