MAPS Chile, together with the initiative ENERGIA 2050 and with the support of MAPS Programme, held six international panel discussions on mitigation for the long term. The meetings were attended by over 100 people and focused on innovative approaches and options for the long term mitigation in the energy, industry and mining, transportation, cities, and […]
https://youtu.be/PLn2lzxVIiA On December 6, 2015 in Paris, France MAPS and DDPP convened high-level Government representatives from Brazil, Denmark, Kazakhstan, and Mexico, international organizations, think tanks, and representatives from business and NGOs to share lessons and discuss the practicalities of achieving climate-compatible development. During the event main outcomes from each project were shared, including the launch […]
The Knowledge to Action lab held in Bogota, Colombia, 25th – 27th August aimed to answer a number of questions, namely, How do we move to implementation? MAPS has a dedicated team to investigate and analyse aspects of mitigation policy and implementation. The team seeks to identify how leaders in the MAPS countries can be […]
The objective of MAPS’s COP 20 side event in Lima was to showcase MAPS LAC nationally mandated research processes for developing long term mitigation scenarios. The event also provided a platform to illustrate how a broad range of stakeholders are being involved in developing evidence for mitigation action plans and scenarios. The event was moderated by Mr. […]
The 5th Scenario Building Team meeting was held during the first week of August over a day and a half and covered assumptions for modelling the 2013 – 2050 baseline and mitigation measures that will be considered in the various scenarios. The meeting was attended by 30 consultants, more the 40 Scenario Building Team members […]
Phase 1: Reference Scenarios for Climate Mitigation Maria Ignacia Benitez, Minister of Natural Environment, announced the results of MAPS Chile’s first phase. Chile has been significantly affected – both economically and in terms of agricultural yields – by the effects of the concentration of Greenhouse Gasses globally. In its first phase MAPS Chile involved more […]
MAPS held a workshop on agriculture, forestry and land-use (AFOLU) from 24-27 March 2014. The AFOLU Lab was a follow-up of the workshops on agriculture (AgriLab, 2012) and land-use, land-use change and forestry (LULUCF Lab, 2012), which focused on modelling approaches used in these sectors. The objective of the workshop was to share experiences between MAPS […]
The ‘MAPS Approach’ to sustainable development planning explained in three minutes. Watch the Spanish version of the video here Watch the Portuguese version of the video here
MAPS’s COP 19 side event in Warsaw discussed the work of the MAPS network of researchers (from Brazil, Chile, France and South Africa) to design more accurate models for understanding the socio-economic costs of mitigation actions. Panelists included Professor Jean Charles Hourcade, Dr William Wills, Bruno Merven, and Rodrigo Fuentes.
From the modellers’ mouths: Feedback from Econ Lab 2 on establishing best practice in linking sectoral and economy-wide models and feeding modelling outputs into MAPS country processes.
MAPS Director, Prof Harald Winkler, shares his opinion of the mitigation talks at the COP 19 in Warsaw
Anthony Dane from the Energy Research Centre (University of Cape Town) interviews Xolisa Ngwadla from the Council of Scientific and Industrial Research on operationalising equity in the global climate negotiations through reference to an Equity Reference Framework.
From the 7th to the 9th of May, MAPS team members from Latin America, India and South Africa met in Bogotá, Colombia, to explore developmental co-benefits associated with mitigation actions. This workshop tackled the question of how climate change policies can benefit socio-economic development. Decision-makers and researchers have tried to understand so-called “co-benefits” of public […]
Sonja Klinsky explains how insights from perceptions of justice studies are applicable to climate negotiations and equitable access to sustainable development.
From 21-25 January 2013, 26 participants gathered at Jahuel, Chile, for the first MAPS/LEDS GP Facilitators Training Course.
Computer modelling programs are a useful tool to draw up scenarios which illustrate the possible outcomes of different emissions reduction actions, and give a platform to compare those outcomes.
Harald Winkler and Brett Cohen from the MAPS International team discuss the interaction between stakeholders and research in the MAPS process, including project management and potential challenges.
Harald Winkler and Brett Cohen from the MAPS Team in South Africa discuss the interaction between stakeholders and research in the MAPS process, including project management and potential challenges.
Stef Raubenheimer and Harald Winkler talk about the importance of sequencing in South Africa’s Long Term Mitigation Scenarios (LTMS) focussing on the relationship between the stakeholders and the research team.
Kate Hampton, Executive Director of the Children’s Investment Fund Foundation (CIFF), in conversation with Stefan Raubenheimer, discusses using MAPS as long term transformational processes for climate compatible development and the need for creating a common language and tools in climate change decision making.
The Climate Development and Knowledge Network (CDKN) and MAPS teamed up to talk about how developing countries are working towards climate compatible development.
Stefan Raubenheimer speaks about how the South African Long Term Mitigation Scenarios came about and inspired the MAPS Programme.