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COP 21 – CCAP at the 21st Conference of Parties

CCAP participated in the 21st Conference of Parties (COP21) of the United Nations Climate Change Conference (UNFCCC), in Paris, France from November 30 – December 11, 2015. COP21 aimed to adopt a global agreement on climate. CCAP actively participated in COP21 on the sidelines of the negotiations. We hosted a side event on transformation in the energy sector and achieving INDC targets. We also participated in bilateral meetings and a variety of other public and private events on mitigation, finance, Nationally Appropriate Mitigation Actions (NAMAs), INDCs, and a global climate agreement.

Schedule of Events

CCAP-ICSE side event: Wednesday, December 2, 11:30 AM -1:00 PM, Observer Room 08

This event examined how countries can pursue energy sector transformation. Developing and developed country presenters shared their experiences in promoting clean energy and anticipated next steps on turning their INDCs into reality in the sector. A panel of executives from private sector clean energy firms discussed how policies and technology advancements created opportunities to deploy cleaner sources of electricity generation and increase energy efficiency to meet climate change and clean energy policy targets.

Mitigation Momentum: Tuesday, December 1, 10:00-12:00 pm, German Pavilion

CCAP Director of International Policy Analysis, Laurence Blandford, presented at the launch of a new report on the links between NAMAs and INDCs, hosted by the Energy Research Centre of the Netherlands (ECN) and Ecofys Germany. CCAP authored a chapter on Financing NAMAs and INDCs, which explores the role of NAMAs as an implementation tool for INDCs.


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