With a significant amount of multi-level climate action taking place in Europe, the NewClimate working paper scrutinises subnational and non-state climate action in the EU.

The two-part study analyses net-zero targets of subnational governments and businesses. While the first part maps the existing targets as of now, the second part provides local actors with the tools to assess their ambitions and associated impacts.

The Coalition for Urban Transitions’ report adresses the questions how, in the wake of COVID-19, national governments can boost their economies, create green jobs today, and put their cities on a path toward long-term resilience and prosperity.

C40’s Climate Action Planning Resource Center has made available a number of new tools for cities to analyse their vertical integration and facilitate their climate action planning.

The UN-Habitat guide provides practical examples for incorporating urban climate action and human settlement issues in the NDC revision and enhancement process.

In the insight brief the NDC Partnership showcases various formats of including subnational actors in climate action and provides examples of support by the NDC Partnership ranging from subnational workshops in Indonesia to institutional capacity building in Nepal.

The 2019 Synthesis Report on Non-State Climate Action by Climate Chance summarises over 1,000 external sources such as reports, academic studies and press articles. It reflects on the diversity of subnational and non-state climate action.

The report touches on various aspects of renewable energy in urban environments and outlines the distinct role of cities in the renewable energy transition.

The GIZ publication provides guidance to policy makers and practitioners on key steps and challenges in the development, implementation and maintenance of NDCs and transparency requirements under the Enhanced Transparency Framework.

A synthesis brief from the project Vertical Integration and Learning for Low-Emission Development in Africa and Southeast Asia.