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The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) is the leading global environmental authority that sets the global environmental agenda, promotes the coherent implementation of the environmental dimension of sustainable development within the United Nations system, and serves as an authoritative advocate for the global environment.

Its mission is to provide leadership and encourage partnership in caring for the environment by inspiring, informing, and enabling nations and peoples to improve their quality of life without compromising that of future generations.

UNEP hosts the Coalition's secretariat at its office in Paris, France.

CCAC activities

Activity | Bricks, Finance
Bangladesh | Ongoing
Brick manufacturing is an important business sector in Bangladesh. There are an estimated 7,000 brick kilns throughout the country, which contribute 1% of the gross domestic product (GDP) and provide...
Brick kiln in Bangladesh
Activity | Finance, HFC
India | Ongoing
Hot climatic conditions, a growing construction sector, and increasing per capita income are expected to drive unprecedented demand for air conditioning in India. Over the coming decade living...

Resources

2020 | Policies, Plans & Regulations

This strategy outlines concrete actions by Mexico to reduce black carbon and methane from major sources. The full implementation of this strategy would reduce black carbon emissions by...

2019 | Official Statements
, Comisión Centroamericana de Ambiente y Desarrollo (CCAD); Sistema de la Integración Centroamericana (SICA)

La mitigación de los contaminantes climáticos de vida corta ofrece una oportunidad de alcanzar máximos beneficios a través de una coordinación de acciones para limitar tanto emisiones de GEI como...

Acciones coordinadas para mitigar el cambio climático y el deterioro de la calidad del aire en el Sistema de la Integración Centroamericana (SICA)

Este informe técnico, Avances y Oportunidades para Reducir los Contaminantes Climáticos de Vida Corta en América Latina y el Caribe, analiza ejemplos de iniciativas y medidas que han reducido...

The aim of the Heavy-Duty Diesel Initiative of the Climate and Clean Air Coalition is to virtually eliminate black carbon and fine particulate emissions from the on-road vehicle fleet by 2030. The...

2017 | Policies, Plans & Regulations
, Climate and Clean Air Coalition (CCAC); International Council on Cean Transportation (ICCT); UN Environment; C40 Cities

This document is the public statement commitment signed by manufacturers of buses and engines on 27 September, 2017. Manufacturers have committed to:

  • Make soot-free engine
  • ...
Global Industry Partnership on Soot-Free Clean Bus Fleets: Public Commitment Statement

The meeting was organised by the Climate and Clean Air Coalition (CCAC), as part of the Supporting National Action and Planning on short-lived climate pollutants (SNAP) Initiative. UN Environment...

This document sets out to guide countries wishing to develop national plans to implement Short-Lived Climate Pollutant (SLCP) strategies.

This SNAP guidance document outlines a tried and...

2016 | Online Training & Materials
, Ministerio del Ambiente del Perú; Programa de Naciones Unidas para Medio Ambiente; Coalición Clima y Aire Limpio

La Organización Mundial de la Salud (OMS) y la Coalición de Clima y Aire Limpio (CCAC) se han asociado en una campaña global de sensibilización acerca de la contaminación del aire y la salud:...

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