Shanghai- March 4th, 2015
The Partnership on Sustainable, Low Carbon Transport (SLoCaT) and Bridging the Gap Initiative (BtG) launched a report today summarizing the Ad Hoc Working Group on Durban Platform for Enhanced Action, Session 2-8 which took place from February 8th to 13th in Geneva, Switzerland.
The Partnership on Sustainable Low Carbon Transport (SLoCaT), along with the Bridging the Gap (BtG) Initiative are providing for the first time regular updates on how the COP 20 discussions are affecting land transport. In tracking the negotiations, the organizations will pay specific attention to:
(a) Pre-2020 Mitigation Ambition;
(b) Intended Nationally Determined Contributions;
The Santiago Transport Green Zone (STGZ) is comprised of four specific initiatives to promote low carbon emission transport modes that would be implemented within a defined area in downtown of Santiago, Chile.
On June 28th, Bridging the Gap released a newly updated publication “NAMA Submissions to the UNFCCC: An Overview from a transport perspective” reviewing the Nationally Appropriate Mitigation Actions (NAMA) intentions communicated to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) from a land transport perspective.
June 13, 2013/Bonn, Germany
GIZ organized a Side Event on “NAMAs in the Transport Sector” at the UN Climate Change Conference in Bonn. Around 70 representatives from various countries and organizations attended this event on the evening of 5 June 2013.
With support from the Office of the President and key ministries, the Colombian TOD NAMA is poised to transform Colombian cities by focusing urban development around transit stations, blending low-income and market-rate housing with commercial uses to create neighborhoods where people can safely walk, live, work, shop and play. The NAMA will link national funding for low-income housing and urban mass transit, cut GHG emissions, bolster the economy and create a 21st century model of urban development.
SLoCaT Input to the High Level Panel of Eminent Persons on the Post-2015 Development Agenda and SLoCaT-Bridging the Gap input on MRV of Domestic NAMAs to SBSTA
March 25, 2013-Shanghai