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.

Promoting the resilience of economies in semi-arid areas in Burkina Faso

Tue, 12/10/2019 - 12:12
Burkina Faso, Sub-Saharan Africa
‘Promoting the Resilience of Economies in Semi-arid Areas’ (PRISE for its English acronym) is a global, collaborative and applied research programme between multiple international partners and countries, including Burkina Faso. It is aimed …

Scaling up ambition: Lessons from British Columbia’s carbon tax

Thu, 09/12/2019 - 12:12
Many consider the British Columbia (B.C.) carbon tax to be a ‘textbook’ example of a broad-based, revenue-neutral carbon tax (World Bank, 2017). The carbon tax was introduced in 2008 at a rate of Canadian Dollars (CAD) 10 per metric ton of …

Analytical Capacity for Long-Term Strategies

Thu, 08/29/2019 - 12:13
Brazil, China, Germany, India, United States , South Asia, Latin America and Caribbean, East Asia and Pacific, Europe and Central Asia, North America
This case study examines five countries (Brazil, China, Germany, India, and the United States) and assesses the diverse approaches these countries have taken that inform the ongoing evolution of good practice in developing long-term …