Arctic Countries commit to reduce black carbon emissions by as much as a third
The world's first collective commitment to reduce black carbon (or soot) emissions was made by the eight-nation Arctic Council. Countries have committed limit emissions between 25 and 33 percent below 2013 levels by 2025 in a bid to slow Arctic warming.
Coalition scientists: Reducing near-term warming benefits sustainable development
An article released in the journal 'Science' said governments should commit to a near-term climate goal, which would help achieve global sustainable development goals and climate objectives over the next 25 years.
New study quantifies impacts of excess nitrogen oxide emissions from diesel vehicles
A study published in Nature examined 11 major vehicle markets representing more than 80% of new diesel vehicle sales in 2015 and found that those vehicles emitted 13.1 million tons of NOx under real-world driving conditions.
Inaugural Climate and Clean Air Awards launched: Nominate now!!
The Climate and Clean Air Awards are now accepting entries from organisations and individuals that have helped advance efforts to reduce short-lived climate pollutants.
Kenya’s Dr Alice Akinyi Kaudia is new Coalition Co-Chair
Dr Akini Kaudia replaces Chile’s Environment Minister, Marcelo Mena Carrasco, in the position and joins current Co-Chair Rita Cerutti, from Environment and Climate Change Canada.
Benefits of Black Carbon Mitigation
Recording from Bonn Climate Conference
Co-benefits of reducing short-lived climate pollutants
By partner SEI
Health and Environment: Inheriting a Sustainable World
Side event at the 70th World Health Assembly, Geneva, Switzerland - 26 May
Stoves Summit Addressing Black Carbon and Other emissions from Stoves Globally
Warsaw, Poland – 29-30 May
World Environment Day
Financing city waste management for urban economic development and climate mitigation
Side event at European Development Days, Brussels, Belgium – 7 June
Air quality and healthy lives
Side event at the 6th Ministerial Conference on Environment and Health, Ostrava, Czech Republic - 14 June