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Policy consulting – UNFCCC

Policy consulting – UNFCCC

We provide expert advice to act globally against climate change. This includes policy advice to establish GHG emissions inventories, mitigation pathways, supporting the development of international and national laws, regulations and standards. We also provide climate finance and MRV services for the implementation of low emission roadmaps.

  • Our work supports the ambitions of countries to develop and implement mitigation efforts under their Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs). As part of the GIZ) project “Cool contributions for Climate Change” funded by the International Climate Initiative (IKI) we support the governments in Viet Nam, the Philippines, Iran, Costa Rica, Grenada and Cuba, on drafting and implementing refrigeration and air conditioning sector-based policies as part of their NDCs.

  • We plan and carry out nationally appropriate mitigation actions (NAMAs). We support developing countries in introducing low carbon technologies and in significantly reducing greenhouse gas emissions as part of their NAMAs. We are currently active in NAMA projects in Thailand and Indonesia.

  • On behalf of the German Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy (BMWi), HEAT serves as the implementing office of the German National Designated Entity (NDE). The NDE Germany is part of the Technology Mechanism set up in the context of the UNFCCC to support the work of the Climate Technology Center and Network (CTCN) at the national level. The NDE Germany is the first point of contact for all enquiries related to German mitigation and adaptation technologies as well as for enquiries from companies and investors.

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The partners of the EU-funded LIFE FRONT project are delighted to share with you a new report about the availability of hydrocarbon-based technology and the impact of standards on the future adoption in the EU. The report maps the relevant European and international safety standards. With input from a wide industry survey it reviews the current market for hydrocarbon-based equipment, while evaluating the future potential of the technology taking into consideration a potential review of standards. Read more

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