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africa asia startups tackle climate change through cleantech innovation
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Six teams from Africa and seven from Asia will advance their development of promising cleantech solutions through an upcoming Innovation Academy.

Waste management
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To keep the world liveable and thriving, we need to double global circularity from 8.6% to 17%. Read the new report here. 

The Circularity Gap Reporting Initiative is an initiative of Circle Economy, an impact organisation dedicated to accelerating the transition to the circular economy.

Circular economy
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The XXII Meeting of the Forum of Ministers of Environment of Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) will take place the 1st and 2nd of February 2021. The Forum will address the pressing environmental issues of the region, opportunities for a sustainable recovery, and urgent actions for nature in the next decade to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals. The Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) Circular Economy Coalition will also be launched at the side event during the forum on the 1st of February, Monday, 13 EST.

 

 

 

Dominican Republic
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The Climate Technology Centre and Network (CTCN) is seeking experts for the implementation of the following technical assistance:

Mapping contribution from private sector to mitigation and adaptation targets in the Dominican Republic 

Deadline to express the interest: 22 February, 2021

Senegal adaptation
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The fifth edition of the UNEP Adaptation Gap Report looks at progress in planning for, financing and implementing adaptation – with a focus on nature-based solutions.

The UNEP Adaptation Gap Report 2020 finds that while nations have advanced in planning, huge gaps remain in finance for developing countries and bringing adaptation projects to the stage where they bring real protection against climate impacts such as droughts, floods and sea-level rise.

Circular economy
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The world is now 8.6% circular. Explore how countries can close the global circularity gap here.

The Circularity Gap Reporting Initiative is an initiative of Circle Economy, an impact organisation dedicated to accelerating the transition to the circular economy.

Renewable energy
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The Climate Technology Centre and Network (CTCN) is seeking experts for the implementation of the following technical assistance:

Enabling Readiness for Capacity Building on Installation and Maintenance of Solar PV in Timor-Leste.  

Deadline to express the interest: 1 February, 2021

Cities
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Cities cover 3% of the earth’s land surface yet they create more than 70% of all carbon emissions. To keep global temperature increases to 1.5°C or below, cities have to achieve net-zero. This report provides a global framework and recommends an integrated energy approach, defined as “systemic efficiency”, as a solution to the current environmental, economic, health and social crises. Systemic efficiency encompasses clean electrification, smart digital technology, and efficient buildings and infrastructure, along with a circular economy approach to water, waste and materials.

Water
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The Climate Technology Centre and Network (CTCN) is assisting Myanmar to investigate the gravity‐driven membrane (GDM) technology as an adaptation measure for safe drinking water supply to rural communities. 

CTCN Network
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10 new institutions joined the Climate Technology Centre and Network (CTCN) in January. Through its Network, the CTCN mobilises policy and technical expertise to deliver technology solutions, capacity building and implementation advice to developing countries. Network members gain pre-qualification to compete for CTCN technical assistance contracts.