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Building Energy Managment System

As climate negotiators, experts and activists are gathering in Katowice, Poland, for the international climate talks, much of the focus will be on immediate issues.

Posted on December 13, 2018

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We talked with Hartley Walimwipi, the project manager for UNDP’s NDC Support Programme, about Zambia’s experience with institutional capacity building and integrated climate and development planning.

Posted on December 13, 2018

Buidling Damage Assessment en Dominica

As the high-level segment of the climate change negotiations at COP-24 launches in Katowice, Poland, the juxtaposition between the priorities and capacities of high and low greenhouse emitting nations is on full display.

Posted on December 12, 2018

UNDP-Built Solar Power Panels Aid Liberian Communities

How can one systematically think about the role of policy in reducing risks for investments into infrastructure for off-grid electrification, given the highly context-specific nature of the problem? In UNDP’s new report in collaboration with ETH Zurich, we provide a derisking framework for electrification investments to help answer this question.

Posted on December 7, 2018

Panoramic and perspective wide angle view of steel and glass city buildings with clear sky and green background . Kuala Lumpur , Malaysia .

Much attention has lately been put on Green Bonds and how these instruments can contribute to relieving the daunting financing challenges we face regarding the funding of national climate commitments, which lie at the core of the Paris Agreement.

Posted on December 7, 2018