Achieving the mitigation goals of the Paris Agreement calls for a shift in where and how our food is produced, processed and transported to consumers. At the same time, this shift needs reinforcing with changes in our eating habits and how much food we waste.

The refrigeration and air conditioning (RAC) sector faces a particular challenge in the implementation of effective finance strategies given its cross-sectoral nature – extending from manufacturing of gases and appliances to energy end-use in buildings – and hence the different institutional responsibilities as well as policy and compliance regi

This mid-year update of the Status Report on Nationally Appropriate Mitigation Actions (NAMAs) by Ecofys and ECN was launched at the Bonn Climate Change Conference in June 2013. It shows that NAMAs are becoming an increasingly attractive vehicle for developing countries looking to attract climate finance for low-carbon development activities.

This new report released at CoP18 in Doha captures snapshot of NAMA development activities around the world and brings insights into the key topics of finance, capacity development and measurement, reporting and verification.