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TRICHY, KOVAI TO GET TECHNICAL AND FINANCIAL AID UNDER NAMA PROJECT

Trichy, Kovai to get technical and financial aid under NAMA project TRICHY: Appreciating the measures taken by Trichy corporation on solid waste management (SWM), a joint initiative of several European bodies involved in climate change action and the ministry of housing and urban affairs (MoHUA) has selected the city for receiving technical and financial support under the Nationally Appropriate Mitigation Action (NAMA) project. The urban local body (ULB) has submitted its proposals to establish a pyrolysis plant and biomining project…

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TIRUCHI AMONG FIVE CITIES CHOSEN FOR NAMA PROJECT

Tiruchi among five cities chosen for NAMA project Workers processing micro compost at a yard in Tiruchi .   | Photo Credit: B_VELANKANNI RAJ Selected based on its performance on solid waste management Union Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs has chosen five cities in the country including Tiruchi and Coimbatore for undertaking a waste management project funded by three European countries and European Commission for funding climate change project. Bengaluru, Varanasi and Goa are the other cities chosen for…

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MARITIUS: GREENHOUSE – TOWARDS ELABORATION OF A MITIGATION STRATEGY AND ACTION PLAN

Mauritius: Greenhouse – Towards Elaboration of a Mitigation Strategy and Action Plan press release The Nationally Appropriate Mitigation Actions (NAMA) for Low Carbon Island Development Strategy for Mauritius will assist in mitigating greenhouse gas emissions in a more integrated and sustainable way towards achieving the target of reducing the emissions by 30 % by 2030. The Minister of Social Security, National Solidarity, and Environment and Sustainable Development, Mr Etienne Sinatambou, made this statement today at Westin Turtle Bay Resort &…

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VIỆT NAM IS UPDATING ITS EMISSION TARGET IN PARIS CLIMATE DEAL

Việt Nam is updating its emission target in Paris climate deal Update: April, 21/2018 – 09:00 Vĩnh Tân 4 thermal coal-fired power plant in the central province of Bình Thuận. Environmentalists have long decried Việt Nam’s reliance on coal-fired power, frequently linked with the exacerbation of global warming. — VNA/VNS Photo Viet Nam News HÀ NỘI — Việt Nam is reviewing and updating the country’s carbon emission target to better comply with the Paris agreement on climate change and prepare…

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NAMA UPDATE: WHAT ARE SUCCESS FACTORS OF THE FINANCIAL MECHANISMS ATTACHED TO NAMAS?

NAMA Update: What are Success Factors of the Financial Mechanisms Attached to NAMAs? 5 April 2018: This Update focuses on individual nationally appropriate mitigation actions (NAMAs) by developing countries and related support, events and activities for the months of February and March 2018. During this period, Guatemala, Honduras, Viet Nam and Dominican Republic entered NAMAs seeking external support in the UNFCCC Registry, and the NAMA Facility reported submissions of 76 ideas for NAMA Support Project Outlines as its 5th Call…

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HCM CITY SEMINAR LAUNCHES EMISSION REDUCTION PROJECT

HCM City seminar launches emission reduction project Deputy head of Climate Change Department Truong Duc Tri  A seminar was held in Ho Chi Minh City on April 13 to launch a 2018 Project to Support the Planning and Implementation of the Nationally Appropriate Mitigation Actions (SPI-NAMA). The event was co-hosted by the MoNRE, the municipal Department of Natural Resources and Environment and the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA)’s Office in Vietnam. Speaking at the event, representative of the municipal Climate…

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INCEPTION WORKSHOP TO DEVELOP THE VIET NAM’S NDC PARTNERSHIP PLAN

Inception workshop to develop the Viet Nam’s NDC Partnership plan On 13 April 2018, in order to strengthen the joint efforts of the government agencies and development partners in the implementation of the Nationally Determined Contribution (NDC), the Department of Climate change under the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment and Nationally Determined Contribution Partnership (NDCP) organise a workshop to develop the Viet Nam’s NDC Partnership plan in Hanoi. Participants include representatives from line ministries, development partners, Task force for…

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FUND TO HELP PUSH FOR CLEANER FRIDGES

Fund to help push for cleaner fridges 2 Apr 2018 at 06:32 NEWSPAPER SECTION: NEWS | WRITER: JAN-DAVID FRANKE The German, British and Thai governments have joined forces to make refrigerators and air-conditioners more environmentally friendly. A 320-million-baht climate fund has been set up in which the British and German governments will contribute. It is called the Refrigerator and Air Coolant Nationally Appropriate Mitigation Action (RAC-NAMA). The four-year programme will be managed by the Electricity Generating Authority of Thailand (Egat)…

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CONSULTATION WORKSHOP FOR AN MRV PORTAL IN VIET NAM

On 21 March 2018, in the context of the project “Creation of an Overarching Framework for NAMAs and MRV in Viet Nam” funded by the German Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation, Building and Nuclear Safety (BMUB), the Viet Nam Institute of Meteorolgy, Hydrology and Climate Change (IMHEN) under the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment (MONRE), Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH, and the Department of Energy Efficiency and Sustainable Development under the the Ministry of Industry…

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SECOND CONSULTATION WORKSHOP ON ENERGY EFFICIENCY NAMA ON TEXTILE SECTOR

On 20 March 2018, within the project “Creation of an Overarching Framework for NAMAs and MRV in Viet Nam” funded by the German Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation, Building and Nuclear Safety (BMUB), the Viet Nam Institute of Meteorolgy, Hydrology and Climate Change (IMHEN) under the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment (MONRE), Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH, and the Department of Energy Efficiency and Sustainable Development under the the Ministry of Industry and Trade are…

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NAMA UPDATE: NAMA FACILITY LAUNCHES FIFTH CALL, FUTURE FOR NAMAS EXPLORED AT COP 23

NAMA Update: NAMA Facility Launches Fifth Call, Future for NAMAs Explored at COP 23 9 December 2017: This Update focuses on individual nationally appropriate mitigation actions (NAMAs) by developing countries and related support, events and activities for the month of November 2017. During this period, the NAMA Facility launched its fifth call for proposals. A number of side events at the UN Climate Change Conference in Bonn (COP 23) and the Mitigation Momentum’s annual NAMA status report drew attention to…

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STRATEGIC PLANNING FOR A CLIMATE-FRIENDLY REFRIGERATION AND AIR CONDITIONING SECTOR IN VIET NAM

Strategic planning for a Climate-Friendly refrigeration and air conditioning sector in Viet nam Refrigeration and air-conditioning (RAC) appliances are increasingly contributing to global greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, resulting from the use of fluorinated refrigerants with high global warming potential or GWP (direct emissions) as well from the fossil-based energy consumption of the appliances (indirect emissions). Addressing the rising demand for RAC applications in a climate-friendly manner would require addressing both direct and indirect emissions and thereby combination of high energy…

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WGBC pushes for more green buildings

WGBC pushes for more green buildings The London, United Kingdom-based World Green Building Council (WGBC) said the welfare of the people must and should be the top agenda of developing and maintaining a building. Tai Lee Siang, chairman of the WGBC, emphasized this point in the recently concluded ”Collectively Shaping our Nationally Appropriate Mitigation Action for the Building Sector conference in Makati City. In our bottom-up approach, we believe that the well-being should at the heart of your building,” Tai…

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145 OPTIONS PROPOSED FOR GREENHOUSE GAS MITIGATION

145 options proposed for greenhouse gas mitigation VietNamNet Bridge – One hundred and forty five greenhouse gas mitigation options have been proposed following a collaboration project with Japanese experts on supporting Vietnam’s reduction of greenhouse gas emissions. Workers in southern Can Tho City install solar panels on a rooftop. Using renewable energy is estimated to help Vietnam reduce 508 MtCO2 per year, according to the results of a project on low carbon technology assessment, run by a team of Japanese…

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