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CCAC on the Road to Paris

In the lead-up to the 21st Climate Conference of the Parties to UNFCCC (COP-21) in Paris (December 2015) countries are focusing on finalizing a new climate agreement through negotiations. The CCAC is working on a special engagement package for cities and is providing guidance to countries by identifying specific SLCP actions and measures that may be included in their intended Nationally Determined Contributions.

The Demise of Open Agricultural Burning: South America is Leading the Way

Conservation agriculture provides an alternative to open burning for climate and air quality protection. The practice of agricultural waste burning damages soil fertility by destroying organic matter and soil structure. Smoke from the fires also endangers human health and produces particle pollution, particularly black carbon, which contributes to the atmospheric contamination that leads to climate change.

East African Clean Diesel Now a Reality

Five East African countries - Burundi, Kenya, Rwanda, Tanzania and Uganda have formally adopted national standards for cleaner fuels as of 1 January 2015.

The Climate and Clean Air Coalition Meets in Kathmandu to Tackle Air Pollution

Over 100 state and non-state partners of the Climate and Clean Air Coalition met in Kathmandu to develop a five-year strategic plan of action today.

Reducing Black Carbon in the Region will have Multiple Benefits and Save Lives

The Himalaya region is among the most vulnerable parts of the world to climate change. Retreating glaciers reduce dry-season water availability and increase the risk of glacial lake outburst floods, while increased climate variability and changes in rainfall and monsoon patterns could threaten regional water and food security as well as change the occurrence of landslides and floods.

Andes Regional Conference Examines Alternatives to Open Agricultural Burning

Open agricultural burning is an unnecessary and often harmful practice occuring with dismaying frequency throughout the Andes region, concluded a recent meeting of experts gathered in Lima, Peru to discuss the problem and begin identifying win-win solutions.

Our Initiatives


By Dr. Arnico Panday and Helena Molin Valdes

By Durwood Zaelke and Veerabhadran Ramanathan

By Durwood Zaelke, Romina Picolotti, and Veerabhadran Ramanathan

By Achim Steiner, UN Under-Secretary-General and Executive Director of the United Nations Environment Programme



Mar 16 - 18

Brick Kiln Advocacy Workshop

Kathmandu, Nepal

Mar 17 & 19

Pilot Auction Facility Events

17 March (São Paolo, Brasil), 19 March (Bogotá, Colombia)



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