Resources

On this page you can find resources and documents on mitigation-related topics which can be useful in case of further interest. You will find the three most read documents highlighted below and a selection of recommended readings at the right side.
Uploaded on 06. February 2017

In order to achieve the goals of the Paris Agreement, countries’ Nationally Determined Contributions will need to be “converted” into policies, measures, and finance-ready investment strategies. This conversion process can promote ambition, encourage efficient use of resources, support synergies between mitigation and development goals, enhance coordination between sectoral ministries, spur policy development, make proposals more attractive to funders, attract private sector investment, and support long-term planning. This paper analyzes how the outcomes of UNFCCC negotiations can help or hinder countries’ efforts to convert their NDCs into action.

Uploaded on 11. January 2017

This paper aims to explain what "long-term low greenhouse gas emission development strategies" (LT-LEDS for short) are, why they are a crucial policy tool, and how countries could go about developing them.

Uploaded on 10. November 2016

By aligning mitigation efforts on phasing down hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs) and enhancing energy efficiency, the refrigeration, air conditioning and foam blowing (RAC&F) sector can make a significant contribution to countries’ NDCs. This paper offers guidance for policymakers in designing greenhouse gas (GHG) mitigation strategies for their RAC&F sector in order to contribute towards meeting the increasing ambition levels expected as they revise their NDCs.

Uploaded on 02. November 2016

From 31 August to 7 September 2016, 32 participants from 22 developing and developed countries came together in Cape Town to discuss the pathway ‘From MRV to an enhanced transparency framework in the context of NDC implementation’ with representatives of the UNFCCC Secretariat, the science and research community, and implementing organisations. The report summarises the main outcomes of the Retreat. 

Uploaded on 18. October 2016

Additional value of the MRV system for the Tunisian NAMA on energy efficiency and renewable energies in buildings.