June 18, 2021

Innovative Technology Key to Climate Action

UN Climate Change News, 3 May 2021 – Fostering the use of innovative climate technology to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and adapt to the impacts of climate change was the focus of a recent meeting of a key body of UN Climate Change, the Technology Executive Committee (TEC).

Experts examined how innovative climate technology can help implement countries’ national climate action plans – Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs) – under the Paris Agreement. The current level of ambition set out in these plans is, in aggregate, still far too low for the international community to meet the temperature goals of the Paris Agreement, and technology is key to raising climate ambition.

The meeting saw the launch of a significant new publication on research, development and demonstration (RD&D) initiatives on climate technology. The compilation analyses on-going initiatives in…

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