The NDC Update Report tracks the progress on the implementation of Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs) to the Paris Agreement. The theme of this report is the role of long-term low greenhouse gas emission development strategies (LTSs) in achieving the Paris Agreement goal. Read More
This report synthesises available analyses on the role and potential of mini-grids in Kenya and explores how this technology can help the country attain its goal of universal electrification by 2022 and also contribute to the achievement of other related development objectives. Read More
This study aims at supporting decision making in the electricity sector in Kenya by comparing geothermal and coal, and the impact of developing these technologies on generation costs, affordability of electricity, and overall flexibility and reliability of electricity supply. Read More
This paper supports countries to understand where they are in the power system transformation process and how they can accelerate the process. Read More
The paper formulates 10 points for mitigation ambition and includes recommendations on ways to support ambition raising through international cooperation. Read More
In this mid-year edition of the NDC Update Report, we focus on sector decarbonisation pathways. We discuss what it takes to think through the choices involved in shaping a Paris-compatible sector future from a number of different perspectives. Read More
The NDC Update Report tracks the progress on the implementation of Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs) to the Paris Agreement. The theme of this edition is “Ambition”: We look ahead and explore whether governments are ready for the next round of pledges and where support and preparation could focus. Read More
The SDG Climate Action Nexus tool (SCAN-tool) provides high-level guidance on how climate mitigation actions can impact the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Read More
Learn about the links between climate mitigation action and sustainable development using our new ‘SCAN-tool’: an interactive tool to support policy makers achieve greater policy coherence. Find details on the links between seven mitigation sectors and the SDGs. Read More
The SDG Climate Action Nexus tool (SCAN-tool) is designed to provide high-level guidance on how mitigation actions can impact achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Read More
At the 2018 Bonn Climate Change Conference, NewClimate Institute, the Energy Research Centre of the Netherlands and Climate Analytics hosted a side event on “Anchoring the climate agenda in countries: Analysing impacts beyond climate change”. Find all contributions from the NewClimate Institute experts Markus Hagemann and Sofia Gonzales-Zuñiga here. Read More
In this special edition of the NDC Update Report, we focus on the relationship between Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs) and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), and explore how climate and development actions can support each other. Read More
Katharina Lütkehermöller presented on “Boosting non-Party climate action through Talanoa” at a side event during the 2018 Bonn Climate Change Conference (SB48). Read More
Under the Ambition to Action project funded by the International Climate Initiative (IKI) of the German government, NewClimate Institute organised a workshop with stakeholders on the integration of renewable energy technologies into the Argentinean electricity system. Read More
Sebastian Sterl (alumni) presented on “Prospects” a transparent energy and emissions tracking tool for developing countries, at the “How to strengthen the EU NDC?” side event during COP 23.
Markus Hagemann presented on “How to strengthen the EU NDC?” at COP 23.
Frauke Röser from NewClimate Insitute presented at GIZ headquarters during COP 23. The event discussed NDC implementation by focusing on one of the main challenges: Alignment and coherence of sector policies and approaches with the national climate target and climate policies.
This report critically analyses perceptions on the NDC implementation progress among national and sector experts involved in NDC processes in emerging and developing countries. Questions addressed in the report include: How confident are we on progress towards NDC implementation?, How easy is it to mobilise the actions needed to achieve the NDC target?, What does it take to make a convincing case for the actions needed to achieve NDC targets?, What has been happening this year to support NDC implementation? and, Where do we go from here? Read More
This report is the prologue to a series of update reports on NDC-related topics. The reports will be published twice a year, before international climate change meetings, to present analysis, opinion, and discussion pieces. Read More