Short Lived Climate Pollutants (Slcp)

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Working Paper
Albert Altarejos
Eligio T.
Maria Delia
Cristina M. Valdez
Liz C.

This paper summarises the results of a literature review, examines the status of MSWM in the Philippines, makes some efforts to estimate the SLCP emissions in the country’s waste sector based on available data, and offers preliminary projections. The paper includes six sections. After a brief introduction in Section 1, background information on...

Discussion Paper

NDCs are the sets of nationally driven actions that countries pledged to the UNFCCC in the wake of the Paris Agreement. Countries in Asia could capitalize on the political and financial support flowing from the Paris Agreement and NDCs to help mitigate Short Lived Climate Pollutants(SLCPs) and curb air pollution.
This paper has three objectives...

Forum on Urbban Resilience to Climate Change and Disaster Risk Reduction Management Strategies

Reduction Short-Lived Climate Pollutants (SLCPs) in addition to conventional GHG is an emerging mitigation approach in waste sector. City of Battambang (Cambodia), with the support of IGES, has implemented Participatory Waste Management Initiative which comprised of a series of activities intended for improving city's waste management system...

Commissioned Report

Under the CCAC Waste Initiative, Cebu City, Philippines undertook a Rapid City Assessment and Action Plan development with the technical assistance of IGES. The work plans for the actions identified in the city action plan were developed and include:
1. Work plan for the implementation of waste separation at source and collection.
2. Work plan for...

Commissioned Report

Under the CCAC Waste initiative Surabaya, Indonesia undertook a rapid city assessment with the technical assistance of IGES in 2014. The outcomes of the assessment highlighted various issues in the city. In order to deepen understanding of Surabaya City‘s issues, a study has been undertaken to develop a work plan towards improving Surabaya City’s...

CCAC-MSWI Latin America Regional Municipal Solid Waste Workshop

This presentation-- delivered at the Latin America Regional Municipal Solid Waste Workshop held 31 March- 1 April 2016 in Washington, D.C., USA, organized by the Climate and Clean Air Coalition's Municipal Solid Waste Initiative (CCAC-MSWI)-- provides an overview of the IGES-developed emissions calculation tool for short-lived climate -pollutants...

Non Peer-reviewed Article
In Carbon Management
Dale Evarts
NT Kim Oahn
Zbigniew Klimont
Markus Amann
Katsunori Suzuki
Arif Mohammad
Hajime Akimoto
Jane Romero
SM Munjurul Hannan Khan
Johan Kuylenstierna
Kevin Hicks
May Ajero

Most environmental policies are meant to achieve a single goal such as reducing pollution, preserving ecosystems or mitigating climate change. Yet environmental issues are frequently interlinked and approaches that exploit these linkages can deliver more than one desirable outcome. The collection of benefits accruing to actions linking climate...

Working Paper

Asia could accrue significant air quality, public health, and climate co-benefits from mitigating short-lived climate pollutants (SLCPs) such as black carbon and tropospheric ozone (O3). Realizing these co-benefits will require bridging a research-policy divide. This policy brief outlines pragmatic steps to help narrow that divide in Asia.