The Good Practice Database presents various examples of good practices worldwide which demonstrate how climate policies and actions are being effectively designed and implemented across a range of national contexts. This analysis is a joint initiative of the Partnership on Transparency in the Paris Agreement, the UNDP Low Emission Capacity Building Programme and the NDC Support Cluster.

Burkina Faso: How to Create Climate-Resilient Development in Rural Areas

Sat, 01/16/2021 - 04:01
Burkina Faso, Sub-Saharan Africa
More than 90 percent of households in Burkina Faso do not have access to modern cooking fuels and less than 30 percent of the population has access to electricity, a figure that reaches two percent in rural areas. In this situation, biomass …

Georgia Shapes Its Climate Goals to Avert Disasters and Protect Its Legacy

Sat, 01/16/2021 - 04:01
Georgia, Europe and Central Asia
Surrounded by the Greater Caucasus Mountains on the northeast and the Black Sea to its west, Georgia has long been celebrated for its varied natural beauty and rich cultural history. But Georgia's unique geographic location also makes it …

CCC Insights Briefing 4: Advising on the level of the UK’s carbon budgets

Tue, 11/10/2020 - 16:01
United Kingdom, Europe and Central Asia
A central element of the UK Climate Change Act (2008) is a series of legally binding five-year ‘carbon budgets’ for allowable levels of economy-wide GHG emissions, which act as stepping stones towards the UK’s 2050 obligation to reduce …

CCC Insights Briefing 6: Undertaking a climate change risk assessment

Tue, 11/10/2020 - 16:01
United Kingdom, Europe and Central Asia
Adapting to the physical risks and opportunities posed by a changing climate is a key pillar of the UK Climate Change Act (2008). The Act imposes a legal obligation on the Government for a five-yearly assessment of the risks and …

CCC Insights Briefing 1: The UK Climate Change Act

Mon, 11/09/2020 - 16:01
United Kingdom, Europe and Central Asia
The UK Climate Change Act was passed in 2008. It is the primary legislation that underpins action to address climate change by the UK. It provides a comprehensive framework for climate change mitigation and adaptation, underpinned by …

CCC Insights Briefing 2: The Climate Change Committee

Mon, 11/09/2020 - 16:01
United Kingdom, Europe and Central Asia
The UK Climate Change Committee (CCC) is the statutory body created by the UK Climate Change Act 2008. It provides independent expert advice on the UK’s climate goals and climate policy, and monitors progress on reducing greenhouse gas …

CCC Insights Briefing 3: The UK's Net Zero target

Mon, 11/09/2020 - 16:01
United Kingdom, Europe and Central Asia
The UK Climate Change Act contains a legally binding long-term goal to reduce the UK’s net emissions of greenhouse gases to zero in 2050. This ‘Net Zero’ goal was legislated in 2019 following advice from the Climate Change Committee (CCC) …