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Implications for climate policy – helping policy makers understand opportunities in Joint Policy Day

On 7 November 2018, CD-LINKS, GREEN-WIN and TRANSRISK are hosting a Joint Policy Day in Brussels, Belgium. Climate strategies showing that voluntary nationally determined contributions to meet the Paris Agreement will also be beneficial in ...
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Clean power is not enough: More action in other sectors needed to meet Paris targets

CO2 emissions from non-electricity energy uses, such as industry, transport, and heating, are the greatest impediment to meeting the Paris climate targets, according to new research from an international team of ...
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Visualization of Energy Investment web page published – based on analysis in Nature Energy journal

CD-LINKS has created a visualization web page that was developed based on an analysis published in the journal Nature Energy, which showed that low carbon investments will need to markedly ...
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Sustainable national roadmaps towards the global objective of 1.5 and 2°C – the Indian perspective: Summary report CD-LINKS stakeholder & expert workshop

Researchers of think tanks, NGOs, businesses and government staff participated in a stakeholder and expert workshop for the CD-LINKS project in New Delhi, India on 19th March 2018 hosted by ...
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Capacity building workshop, India, 22nd March

On 22nd March CD-LINKS held a capacity building workshop aimed at post-doctoral researchers and PhD students interested in integrated assessment modeling, systems analysis, and visualisation tools. About 20 people attended ...
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5th project meeting, India, 20-22 March 2018

The fifth CD-LINKS project meeting was hosted by TERI at the India Habitat Centre in Delhi, India on 20-22 March 2018. As the project is entering its last 18 months, ...
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CD-LINKS side event at UNFCCC SBSTA 2018

On Thursday 3rd May 18:30-20:00 CD-LINKS will be holding a side event at the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) 48th session of the Subsidiary Body for Scientific and ...
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CD-LINKS travels to Delhi, India

CD-LINKS travels to Delhi, India 19th to 22nd March for an action-packed week of a stakeholder workshop, project meeting and a capacity building workshop. The CD-LINKS project brings together a ...
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Summary report of CD-LINKS at COP23

The CD-LINKS project had a busy two weeks during the 2017 United Nations Climate Change Conference twenty-third Conference of the Parties (COP23), with a total of six activities. Two official ...
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COP23 side event – 15 November – 1.5 & 2°C strategies, SDGs and green growth – EU Research Projects CD-LINKS and GREEN-WIN

Based on two EU-funded projects CD-LINKS and GREEN-WIN, the latest findings for ratcheting up the Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs) toward the 1.5 & 2°C goals from the Paris Agreement and ...
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Side event at COP23 – 6 November 2017 – National decarbonization pathways toward 1.5 & 2°C and impacts on SDGs

CD-LINKS will be holding a side event at the 23rd Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP 23, 6-17 November 2017). The latest findings ...
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Assessing China’s Green Lights Program

For the past 20 years a programme of the Chinese government has been aimed at reducing electricity consumption and facilitating the provision of efficient lighting to consumers, thereby reducing pollution ...
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Side event at COP23 – 13 November – National roadmaps towards the global objective of 1.5 and 2°C

The German Development Institute/Deutsches Institut für Entwicklungspolitik (DIE) will be hosting a CD-LINKS side-event at the Interconnections Zone during the 23rd Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework ...
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Data visualization tools and data management: Capacity building

On 18 May 2017 at Potsdam, Germany, a dedicated meeting was held on the data visualization tools for Work Package 5 and  a workshop was held on data management/analysis routines, shared ...
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CD-LINKS at the UNFCCC Subsidiary Body for Scientific and Technological Advice (SBSTA)

On 10 May the CD-LINKS project was presented at a poster session of the 9th annual meeting of the SBSTA Research Dialogue. The purpose of the research dialogue is to ...
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Achieving climate change and sustainable development objectives: national de-carbonisation roadmaps

A CD-LINKS side event for the Vienna Energy Forum was held on 12 May 2017. The side event introduced the most recent outcomes of the CD-LINKS project. Utilising the knowledge ...
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4th Project Meeting

14 July 2017 On 15-18 May 2017 the fourth CD-LINKS project meeting was hosted at PIK, in Potsdam, Germany. The main focus of the meeting was the progress and implementation ...
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New CD-LINKS presentation video produced in Japan

31 March 2017 The EU-Japan Centre for Industrial Cooperation has produced a presentation video of CD-LINKS, in which Shinichiro Fujimori, one of the CD-LINKS partners at NIES in Japan, is ...
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New publication: Living standards lag behind economic growth

13 February 2017 Even as average incomes rise in developing countries, access to sanitation and clean energy have yet to reach the poorest people, a new study shows. But there ...
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3rd Project Meeting

12 December 2016 The third CD-LINKS project meeting was hosted by ERI in Beijing, China, on 1-3 December 2016. During the meeting, the project partners discussed the results to date, and set a ...
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Stakeholder dialogue in Beijing on climate and sustainable development modelling

13 December 2016 CD-LINKS has engaged in dialogue with Chinese policy makers and an international group of scientists in Beijing, China. The project organized a stakeholder workshop in conjunction with ...
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Discussion on development pathways for a well below the 2°C target in CD-LINKS’ COP22 side-event

23 November 2016 The CD-LINKS project organized a side-event on 17 November 2016 at the UN climate change conference, COP22, to present research related to the development of national roadmaps ...
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Upcoming CD-LINKS side-event in COP22 Marrakech: Ratcheting up NDCs

10 November 2016 CD-LINKS is present in the COP22 UNFCCC climate conference in Marrakech. Project results will be presented in the side-event "Ratcheting up NDCs: Consistent national roadmaps towards the global objective ...
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Publication: Can the Green Economy deliver it all? Experiences of renewable energy policies with socio-economic objectives

28 July 2016 A new paper studying the impact of renewable energy deployment on energy access and job creation through four case studies is out by Michael Pahle, Shonali Pachauri ...
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New publication shows that country pledges overshoot Paris temperature limit

1 July 2016 Individual country pledges to reduce greenhouse gas emissions would need to be strengthened in order to limit future climate change to well below the 2°C limit included ...
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2nd CD-LINKS project meeting

27 May 2016 Euro-Mediterranean Center on Climate Change (CMCC), Venice, Italy The second CD-LINKS project workshop was hosted by the Euro-Mediterranean Center on Climate Change (CMCC) in Venice, Italy, on 18-20 ...
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Climate Policy Database: a repository of climate policies from around the globe

6 June 2016 A comprehensive selection of climate policies has been put together in the Climate Policy Database by NewClimate institute in collaboration with the CD-LINKS partners Wageningen University and PBL ...
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Publication: 2°C and SDGs: united they stand, divided they fall?

17 March 2016 Access here the new paper 2°C and SDGs: united they stand, divided they fall? by Christoph von Stechow, Jan C Minx, Keywan Riahi, Jessica Jewell, David L ...
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Publication: Energy sector water use implications of a 2 °C climate policy

17 March 2016 Access here the new paper Energy sector water use implications of a 2 °C climate policy by Oliver Fricko, Simon C Parkinson, Nils Johnson, Manfred Strubegger, Michelle ...
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Multi-disciplinary dialogue on poverty and inequality in climate modeling

27 May 2016 Leading experts from various disciplines, including development economics and policy, climate modeling, food, water and energy, gathered in Venice, Italy on 17-18 May 2016 to discuss poverty and ...
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CD-LINKS Kick-off meeting

CD-LINKS project kick-off meeting hosted by IIASA in Laxenburg, Austria. 28 September 2015 © IIASA | Matthias Silveri 1 October 2015 The CD-LINKS project was launched with a 4-day long ...
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Stakeholder and Expert Workshop to discuss integrated climate and development solutions

30 September 2015 The CD-LINKS project organized a first stakeholder and expert workshop as part of its kick-off meeting, hosted by IIASA in Laxenburg, Austria on 30 September 2015. The ...
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