Developing countries exploring pathways to climate compatibility

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MAPS Co-benefits Lab

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 policies for emissions reductions for a couple of years. Understanding the climate policies and their co-benefits is necessary when it comes to choosing nationally appropriate mitigation actions, which can qualify for international support under the United Nation’s Framework Convention of Climate Change.

For more workshop information and resources, visit the workshop page.