Supporting Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia and Moldova to improve emissions reporting and unlock climate finance

Reducing greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions in line with the goals of the Paris Agreement translates into the increased need for the ambition of Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs). To fill this need, the EU4Climate project supported the development of NDCs in Armenia, Belarus, Georgia, and Moldova. Belarus and Georgia committed to reducing GHG emissions by up…

EU4Climate assists Armenia and Moldova in alignment with the EU Emissions Trading System: reducing emissions where most cost-effective

The European Green Deal has significantly increased the ambition of the EU Emissions Trading System (EU ETS) a cornerstone of the EU’s policy to combat climate change and a key tool in reducing greenhouse gas emissions cost-effectively. Since 2005, emissions in the sectors of power and heat generation, energy-intensive industrial sectors and commercial aviation within…

With the EU and UNDP support, the Environment Agency of Moldova will provide reliable data on greenhouse gas emissions

The Environment Agency will ensure the quality of the data included in the National Greenhouse Gas (GHG) Inventory in accordance with the Enhanced Transparency Framework of the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC). This information needs to be submitted to the UNFCCC Secretariat every two years. With the support of the EU4Climate project, funded…

EU4Climate expert: “Climate policies should be high on government agenda, in line with EU best practices”

To align its national climate-related regulation with EU requirements Moldova needs to transpose into national legislation at least 18 European directives in the energy field, 11 in the transportation sector and four related to climate change, according to the Association Agreement, EU4Climate project experts say. The project is funded by the European Union and implemented…

EU and UNDP support alignment of climate and energy greenhouse gas reduction targets

Unifying methodologies and using compatible greenhouse gas (GHG) forecasting tools, as well as better coordination between public authorities responsible for energy and climate policies are some of the recommendations of the EU4Climate experts to ensure policy coherence and delivery on international commitments of the Republic of Moldova in the mentioned fields. The recommendations are part…