In November, the Technology Executive Committee and the Climate Technology Centre and Network released their joint publication on "Technology and Nationally Determined Contributions: Stimulating the uptake of technologies in support of NDC implementations". This paper is a result of the first-ever joint activities of the TEC and the CTCN, agreed in 2020, on technology and … Continue reading Technology & NDCs – publication & panel discussion
It was a pleasure to participate in this year’s Asia-Pacific Climate Week in my TEC capacity. I have shared some reflections on our sessions here. The UNFCCC news item is here. (From the session on “Unlocking green hydrogen’s potential in the Asia Pacific”)
The movements for gender equality and climate action are two of the great contemporary struggles for progress. They’re also closely linked. My article in Friday’s South China Morning Post on achieving these equally necessary and mutually reinforcing goals is online here.
Last week the UNFCCC Technology Mechanism participated in the 2020 conference of the Global Sustainable Technology & Innovation Community (G-STIC). On 27 October, the Technology Executive Committee (TEC) hosted a deep-dive session on “Innovative approaches for climate adaptation technologies”, with speakers from the Stockholm Environment Institute, Univers-Sel, the World Resources Institute, Myanmar’s Ministry of Natural … Continue reading Technology Mechanism @G-STIC 2020
Last week the fifteenth meeting of the Advisory Board of the UN Climate Technology Centre and Network (CTCN) was held. The Advisory Board plays an important role in the work of the CTCN, which provides responds to technical assistance requests from developing countries, among other services. As Technology Executive Committee vice-chair, I am an ex … Continue reading Virtual CTCN Advisory Board meeting
This week, in the context of the "June Momentum" series, the UNFCCC Technology Mechanism hosted a webinar on its ongoing work and the topic of climate technology as a contributor to a green recovery. The webinar may be viewed here, while an event summary from IISD is here.