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Advancing from Mitigation Ambition to Action (A2A) - Phase II

As of: October 2021

Following the Paris Agreement, the challenge for many countries will be to translate their mitigation ambition into effective domestic action. At the country level, the project offers analytical support to governments to accelerate the continued devel-opment and implementation of their NDCs, with a focus on sector level action plans, primarily through the articulation of the social, economic and environmental benefits of mitigation. The project will develop analysis and targeted inputs that will support sector-level planning, engage a range of stakeholders, and increase the feasibility of ambitious sector mitigation path-ways in support of NDC implementation. Beyond country support, the project will provide a platform for international dialogue and knowledge exchange on the state of play of NDC implementation, and on key topics and issues related to increasing NDC ambition and accelerating implementation.
Predecessor project(s)
Advancing from Mitigation Ambition to Action (A2A) - Phase I

State of implementation/results

  • Launch of the interactive “Air Pollution Impact Model (AIRPOLIM)” web tool (…) which provides a selection of results and functionality from the more comprehensive Excel-based version of the “AIRPOLIM for Electricity Supply (AIRPOLIM-ES)” that allows users to estimate the health impacts of air pollution from different sources of electricity generation and other fuel combustion
  • Publication of NDC Update Report 2020, discussing countries’ preparedness to ratchet up ambition in the first NDC update cycle amidst a global health crisis (…).
  • Publication of NDC briefing paper looking at the energy transition after COVID-19 and perspectives on green recovery and NDC ambition raising in selected countries (…).
  • Publication of the study “The Kenyan cooking sector – Opportunities for climate action and sustainable development”, which looks at the specific link between residential cooking solutions, climate change, health impacts and associated sustainable development impacts in Kenya, using scenario modelling (…).

Project data

Argentina, Indonesia, Kenya

Implementing organisation:
NewClimate - Institute for Climate Policy and Global Sustainability gGmbH

Political partner(s):
  • Ministry of Environment and Forestry - Kenya
  • Secretariat of Environment and Sustainable Development of Argentina
  • State Ministry of National Development Planning (BAPPENAS) - Indonesia

BMU grant:
999.882,00 €

04/2020  till  03/2022


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