Webinar series on Methodologies for Baselines and Monitoring in the Transport Sector

Webinar series on Methodologies for Baselines and Monitoring in the Transport Sector

The UNFCCC Secretariat and GIZ organized a webinar series on Methodologies for GHG Baselines and Monitoring in the Transport Sector. The series comprises eight webinars and is based on the chapters of the UNFCCC Secretariat’s Passenger and Freight Transport Volume of the Compendium on GHG Baselines and Monitoring. 

The series kick starts on 5 October 2017 at 2pm (UTC+2) German time with the first webinar on National Fuel Economy Standards. Francisco Posada and Zifei Yang, from the International Council on Clean Transportation (ICCT) will introduce a methodology and newly developed Excel tool (FESET) for setting GHG baselines and monitoring emission reductions from the introduction of fuel economy standards. In the last 30 minutes of the webinar, there will be time for questions and answers. Please register here.

The webinar addresses primarily government agencies, consultants, think tanks and international cooperation organisations that want to calculate emissions reductions from fuel economy standards.

Webinar times – 5 October 2017

08:00 – 09:30 Washington DC (UTC-4)

09:00 – 10:30 Brasilia (UTC-3)

14:00 – 15:30 Berlin, Windhoek (UTC+2)

15:00 – 16:30 Addis Abbaba, Nairobi (UTC+3)

19:00 – 20:30 Bangkok, Hanoi (UTC+7) 

 

The full series will cover the methodologies for all mitigation action types covered by the Passenger and Freight Transport Volume:

  1.     National Fuel Economy Standards (5 October 2017 – with the ICCT)
  2.     Comprehensive Urban Transport Programmes (13 December 2017 – with CCAP)
  3.     Pricing Policies
  4.     Alternative Fuels Incentives, Regulation and Production
  5.     Mass Transit Investments
  6.     Vehicle Efficiency Improvement Programmes
  7.     Inter-Urban Rail Infrastructure
  8.     Shift Mode of Freight Transport from Road to Rail or Water

 

Further information on the Passenger and Freight Transport Volume

On 09 May 2017, during the UNFCCC´s 46th session of the Subsidiary Bodies in Bonn, the publication of the Passenger and Freight Transport Volume of the UNFCCC’s Compendium on GHG Baselines and Monitoring was officially launched. The Transport Volume is a multi-stakeholder effort to provide a resource map of methodologies and tools for establishing baselines and monitoring emissions reductions from mitigation actions. It covers more than 30 methodologies and tools, which are structured into eight different mitigation action types.

The transport volume was coordinated by the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) in cooperation with the UNFCCC Secretariat and the Partnership on Sustainable Low Carbon Transport (SloCaT) and funded through the International Climate Initiative of the German Federal Ministry for Environment, Nature Conservation, Building and Nuclear Safety BMUB. It was written with the assistance of the Center for Clean Air Policy with contributions from the International Council on Clean Transportation (ICCT) and INFRAS.

Contact:

Urda Eichhorst (urda.eichhorst@giz.de)

 

Victoria Novikova (VNovikova@unfccc.int