Global climate action agenda

Updated 03/01/2018

Launched during COP21, supported during COP22, the Global Climate Action Agenda aim to reinforce non-state actor’s mobilization as part of global climate system.

Since COP21, more than a hundred initiatives and international coalitions have been launched. ADEME actively contributes to one of them:

Global buildings and construction alliances – GABC

ADEME contributes to the GABC’s working group and manage low-carbon buildings initiative, especially in hot and tropical climates. This initiative aim to reduce the climate impact of buildings in tropical countries by promoting a national construction’s programme:

  • well-adapted architectural design for the climate;
  • the use of local materials:
  • energy efficiency.

Find out more about GABC

The ACT project – Assessing low carbon transition

ADEME initiated this project in partnership with the English NGO Carbon cisclosure project. Since then, ADEME manages it. This project develops a global shared methodology in order to measure companies’ greenhouse effect reduction commitment, in order to achieve the 2℃ target.

Consult the ACT’s website

Mobilise your city (MYC)

ADEME is a founding partner of MYC. This initiative plans to deploy a 100 of sustainable urban mobility plan in 20 developing countries by 2020.

More information about MYC

Innovation mission

This initiative brings together more than twenty countries, including France. Their aim is to reinforce public support on RDI’s low-carbon solution. Therefore, ADEME supports the Ministry of an Ecological and Inclusive Transition and contributes to a “Challenge Innovation”, led by France and India. This initiative promotes renewable electricity access system’s innovation outside of the network.

The website of “Innovation Mission”

The Covenant of mayors in Sub-Saharan Africa (CoM SSA)

Launched and supports by the European Commission, the CoMSSA aim to supports Sub-Saharan community in the planning and executing of climate and energy action plans. At first, this European project brings its help to 10 pilot cities.

The CoMSSA’s website

World alliance for efficient solutions

This initiative launched by Bertrand Piccard is in keeping with the Solar Impulse project. Its goal is to promote existing solutions that allows the meeting with their health, environmental and climate objectives. This Alliance brings together start-up, companies, institutions and organizations that produce, exploit and supports clean technologies.

See also "Climate change adaptation in France today"

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