Mexico launches National Strategy to Reduce Short-Lived Climate Pollutants for climate change, air quality and human health
Implementing the strategy will achieve Mexico’s goal to reduce black carbon emissions by 51% in 2030 and substantially contribute to achieving its greenhouse gas reduction target.
Ukraine joins the CCAC and endorses meaningful action on short-lived climate pollutants
Ukraine will support all the Coalition’s efforts, particularly in transport, agriculture, waste, efficient cooling, and household energy.
Blueprint for outscaling low-emissions rice farming in Vietnam
Updates from our project supporting Vietnam as it moves to low-carbon rice production as part of its Nationally Determined Contribution (NDC) to the Paris Agreement.
South Korea launches first satellite in a global constellation to monitor air quality.
The satellite will be joined over the next few years by satellites from NASA and the European Space Agency to improve scientists’ ability to understand and forecast air quality around the Northern Hemisphere.
Pure Earth and Global Alliance on Health and Pollution join forces with the Climate and Clean Air Coalition to tackle air pollution
The two organizations are helping low and middle income countries prioritise solutions to pollution-related health challenges.
- La qualité de l’air intérieur : relever les défis de l’invisible
6 March | Paris, France
- Global Methane Forum 2020
23-27 March | Geneva, Switzerland
- Sagarmatha Sambaad: Climate Change, Mountains, and the Future of Humanity
2-4 April | Kathmandu, Nepal
- Africa Climate Week
20-24 April | Kampala, Uganda
- 25th CCAC Working Group meeting
Postponed until further notice
A CCAC Scientific Advisory Panel briefing note developed as a background note for the 3rd Annual Science Policy Dialogue, April 2017 in Santiago, Chile. The briefing note explores the...
Poor air quality is responsible for more than 5 million deaths a year. With 55% of people living in urban areas globally, cities are critical to addressing this growing health crisis.
This paper focuses on the role of the agriculture sector in strengthening national climate action. The research indicates that nationally determined contributions (NDCs) under the Paris Agreement...
This guidance document provides a practical framework that can be used to identify, prioritise and include mitigation measures that can increase a country’s climate change mitigation ambition...
Dublin becomes first Irish city to join BreatheLife campaign and pledges to meet WHO air quality standards by 2030
Fossil fuel pollution behind 4m premature deaths a year – study
Methane is a hard-hitting greenhouse gas. Now scientists say we’ve dramatically underestimated how much we’re emitting
G20 sounds alarm over climate emergency despite US objections
Funds, grants & awards
New Approaches for Addressing Air Pollution (USAID)
USAID is seeking solutions that maximize multiple development benefits from air pollution interventions, such as human health improvements, enhancing ecosystem services, economic benefits, and climate change mitigation. Solutions should include basic research, applied research, and/or research and development components.
Deadline for proposals: 9 March 2020
K-CEP NDC Support Facility-CEP
The NDC Support Facility has up to US$12 million available for technical assistance to improve access to and the efficiency of cooling in developing countries. Both countries and technical assistance providers are welcome to submit proposals.
Deadline for proposals: 26 June 2020
Clean Energy Powering Green Growth with particular focus on clean energy for productive use and clean energy in circular economy solutions
Energy and Environment Partnership Trust Fund (EEP Africa) invites competitive applications from registered, impact-driven companies, start-ups, and social enterprises. Projects must be in an early stage of active development and be implemented in one or more of the 15 countries covered by EEP Africa. Projects can utilise any type of renewable energy or energy efficiency technology. Grants and repayable grants between 200,000 to 500,000 euros, with a minimum of 30% co-funding required.
Deadline for proposals: 10 March 2020