India, with a population of 1.3 billion and the fastest growing economy in the world, was the global host for the 2018 World Environment Day in June. The event was a massive success!
The Climate and Clean Air Coalition participated in the launch of new programs to implement Maharashtra State’s ambitious 2018 electric vehicle policy, which aims to offer soot-free commuting to more than 100 million people. We took part in the week-long dialogue ‘the Knowledge Coalition’ in Delhi, discussing and showing how to address pollution on all fronts.
The efforts were led by the Minister of Environment and Climate Change, Dr. Harsh Vardhan, and UN Environment Executive Director Erik Solheim, with Prime Minister Modi and thousands of people, authorities and businesses joining up for environmental causes across India.
We look forward to further collaboration and leadership from India in combatting both climate change and air pollution – for multiple benefits!
The declaration underlines the importance of SLCP-limiting measures in curbing the rate of near-term warming.
The city reaffirms its commitment to meeting a set of air quality targets, which includes particulate matter and ozone.
The deadline to enter is Sunday, 1 July. Don’t miss the chance to nominate a project you believe should be recognized for its outstanding achievements.
The findings of the study will inform the municipality’s plans for a project to generate electricity from organic waste.
The Alliance is calling on all national and sub-national actors to reduce short-lived climate pollutant emissions.
Clean and energy efficient cooling can advance these three internationally agreed goals simultaneously.
- CCAC ministerial roundtable discussion | 9 July, Singapore
- Promoting Cleaner, More Efficient Mobility in the Republic of Moldova | 10-11 July, Chișinău, Moldova
- Asia-Pacific Climate Week | 11-13 July, Singapore
- Financing access to LPG | 12 July, Online event
- Maximizing Benefits in Achieving Global Climate Goals (side event) | 13 July, Singapore
- Pathway to the Paris Targets Matters (side event) | 23 August, Montevideo, Uruguay
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