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By keeping a minimum of 60 percent forest cover, Bhutan's forests cancel out a proportion of its emissions. This is done through carbon sequestration, where plants suck up carbon dioxide through photosynthesis. Nearly all the NDCs include a target to reduce CO2 emissions by a certain amount over a given time.

Posted on November 20, 2019

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This climate-friendly technology is supplied by Power-Blox AG, an award-winning Swiss company providing automated and decentralised electricity solutions.

Posted on November 18, 2019

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An OpEd by Mohamed Yahya, UNDP Resident Representative, on Nigeria's climate action and NDC.

Posted on October 1, 2019

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Some of the most climate vulnerable countries in Asia-Pacific are on course to reduce greenhouse gas emissions to meet targets set out in the Paris Agreement, but the region needs rapid investment in clean renewable energy as a way to reduce its reliance on fossil fuels.

Posted on September 16, 2019

Beirut

Lebanon is assessing SDG linkages as part of the process of updating its climate action plan (NDC) for the Paris Agreement. After testing the SDG tool in the building sector, Lebanon shares first thoughts.

Posted on July 15, 2019