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

Work with us: Environmental Advisor – Climate Finance and Transparency

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

Fiji partners with ICAT to build MRV capacity for agriculture sector

Considering that agriculture accounts for 21% of Fiji’s GHG emissions (total of 551 Gg of CO2e), the recently launched ICAT project will develop the blueprint for an MRV system that targets these key sources of emissions and come up with recommendations for including agriculture sector policies in future Nationally Determined Contribution (NDC) updates. Read more

Call for Proposals: Development of a tool for assessing climate action in the transport sector

ICAT is searching for a technical partner to develop a web-based tool that facilitates the process of assessing the GHG impacts and costs of policies and actions in the transport sector, and tracks their implementation. Read more

Work with us: Programme Management Officer

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

Call for Proposals: Technical support to increase the overall transparency capacities in developing countries

ICAT is seeking proposals to provide, based on country priorities and needs, technical support and capacity building to developing countries with the aim of equipping the countries to effectively assess the impacts of their climate policies and actions and fulfil their transparency commitments under international frameworks, in particular the Enhanced Transparency Framework of the Paris Agreement. Read more

Enhancing national climate ambition through city and business climate change targets: a whole-of-society approach

The ICAT Climate Action Aggregation Tool (CAAT) has been developed to support government experts, analysts and policymakers to analyze potential emission reductions of non-state and subnational actions (NSAs) and increase ambition beyond existing climate targets. Read more

ICAT and Antigua and Barbuda begin work to address national priorities of building resilience and achieving NDC targets

At the inception workshop for Antigua and Barbuda’s Phase I ICAT project in December 2020, national stakeholders involved in delivering the country’s nationally determined contributions (NDCs) came together to identify the key priorities for the country and the range of activities which the ICAT project should focus on over the coming months. Read more

Government of Mozambique advances its national MRV system by strengthening its institutional capacity

Based on the positive results achieved from a Phase I ICAT project, the Government of Mozambique intends to use a Phase II ICAT project to strengthen its institutional arrangements for MRV processes in order to advance its country’s capacity to track the implementation of their NDCs and achieve their climate targets. Read more