Building the skills of the next generation to tackle climate change: Assessing the transformational change potential of Bolivia’s Citizens of the Future Initiative

The Citizens of the Future (CoF) is an education initiative from Servicios Ambientales S.A in Bolivia, which aims to provide children and youth valuable skills to tackle climate change, build up resilience and face other future challenges. Read more

New release: Proposed indicators to improve progress reporting on NDC implementation

Through the support of ICAT, ISPRA has released a new report that provides countries with relevant examples of indicators which can be used in pursuing domestic monitoring tasks as well as in reporting on progress towards the implementation and achievement of NDCs.  Read more

First ICAT workshop in China prepares for Paris Agreement rules

Last week, the first workshop under the ICAT project in China took place, looking at the challenges in the IPCC 2006 inventory guidelines. The workshop aimed at developing concrete recommendations to the Department of Climate Change, to better prepare for the implementation of the new transparency rules under the Paris Agreement. Read more

Work with us: Project Management Support – Associate (Research & Admin)

The Initiative for Climate Action Transparency (ICAT) is currently recruiting a Programme Management Officer to support the overall coordination of ICAT’s country and regional work. Read more

Quantifying the contributions of Colombian subnational and non-state actors to the reduction of GHG emissions

Cities and the private sector represent a great opportunity for Colombia to meet its goal of reducing its greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by 51% by 2030. When Colombia ratified the Paris Agreement in 2018, the country established an initial NDC which would be the national commitment to reduce GHG emissions. This first goal was a… Read more

New working paper captures potential impact of corporate climate action in India

A new working paper, by WRI India and the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII), estimates the collective impact of voluntary climate actions by Indian companies by applying ICAT’s Non-State and Subnational Action Assessment Guide. Read more

Call for Proposals: Development of a toolkit to support the assessment of transformational change potential of climate policies and actions

ICAT is seeking a grantee(s) to develop a series of specialised, multi-purpose transformational change assessment and reporting tools and approaches, based on the ICAT Transformational Change (TC) Methodology. The tools and approaches will expand and further develop the existing ICAT TC definition and facilitate application of the methodology for several purposes, specialised to different contexts… Read more

Data for better climate action – 14 global climate initiatives join forces to promote the value of climate transparency

Bonn, Germany. 11 May 2021 – Today, 14 global entities launched a renewed effort to increase data-driven climate action around the world. With the decisive UN Climate Change Conference (COP26) in Glasgow, UK only six months away, the #Data4BetterClimateAction campaign aims to raise awareness about the inherent value of transparency in pursuing meaningful climate action… Read more

Tackling the largest source of industrial N2O emissions: Assessing transformational change of the NACAG Initiative

Nitrous oxide (N2O) is a highly potent greenhouse gas (GHG), with a global warming potential 265 times that of carbon dioxide. To assess the transformational impact of the Nitric Acid Climate Action Group (NACAG), an initiative commissioned by the German Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation and Nuclear Safety to target the mitigation of nitrous oxide emissions from the nitric acid industry on a global scale, the NACAG Secretariat applied ICAT’s Transformational Change Assessment Guide. Read more

Work with us: Senior Programme Manager

The Initiative for Climate Action Transparency (ICAT) is currently recruiting a Senior Programme Manager to support the overall coordination of ICAT’s country and regional work. Representing the Initiative at country, regional and global meetings, the incumbent will establish new and build existing relationships with ICAT partner country governments, partnering regional organizations, donors, and climate change… Read more