In the lead-up to the Post-2012 climate regime, Nationally Appropriate Mitigation Actions (NAMAs) are increasingly being seen as one of the most promising tools for Non-Annex 1 countries to implement low-carbon development pathways, mitigate their greenhouse gas emissions and, under certain circumstances, to receive international support for the

A new report prepared by TERI, and supported by the Climate and Development Knowledge Network (CDKN), highlights key trends in a growing body of research on the links between climate change and development.

The establishment of the Clean Development Mechanism has been one of the successes of the Kyoto Protocol. It has helped to build experience, capacity and comfort with the use of market mechanisms to reduce emissions. This will be useful when implementing future market mechanisms.

In response to the Copenhagen Accord and subsequent request by the 16th and 17th Conferences of the Parties (COP16 and COP17) to the United Nations Framework Convention for Climate Change for additional submissions, more than 50 developing countries have submitted information on their Nationally Appropriate Mitigation Actions (NAMAs).

NEW DELHI, 12 SEPT: Mitigation alone cannot combat climate change and India should focus on adaptation by developing necessary technologies, experts said here.

As developing countries prepare commitments to mitigation activities in agriculture, investments should be guided by a thorough understanding of the appropriate incentives to encourage farmers to innovate and adopt new mitigation practices.

This discussion paper addresses open questions with regards to the financing of Nationally Appropriate Mitigation Actions (NAMAs) and aims to assist experts and practitioners involved in developing financial proposals for NAMAs.

The National Strategy and Action Plan for Low Carbon Development was prepared to enable Bhutan to fulfill its commitment of remaining carbon neutral. In other words, it will help in ensuring that national emissions of greenhouse gasses (GHG) remain less than the national sequestration capacity.

The annual report on State and Trends of the Carbon Market 2012 presents an optimistic view of the carbon market, which despite adverse conditions, still grew by 11% in 2011, amounting to US$176 billion with US$10.3 billion tons of carbon dioxide equivalent (CO2e) traded during 2011.

Reluctance to raise ambitions to cut greenhouse gas emissions due to economic constraints is threatening progress towards limiting global warming, delegates at United Nations' climate talks in Germ