Newsletter: February 2020


Image: The Climate & Clean Air Coalition's Steering Committee met in Paris, France in February to review the Coalition's 2030 Strategy.
Latest news

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.

Upcoming events
Recommended reading
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-CEPThe 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 solutionsEnergy 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


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