New EU Black Carbon Project launched

The project has the overall goal to contribute to the development of collective responses to reduce black carbon emissions in the Arctic.

The work is done by supporting processes aimed at setting clear commitments and/or targets for reducing black carbon emissions from major BC sources (gas flaring, domestic heating, maritime shipping); Enhancing international cooperation on black carbon policy in the Arctic region – with a special focus on supporting the work of the Arctic Council and Convention on Long-range Transboundary Air Pollution and other national, regional and international initiatives, and building strong collaboration with EU strategic partners.

The project is coordinated by the Arctic Monitoring and Assessment Program (AMAP) and implemented in partnership with, Carbon Limits, Norway, Environment Agency of Austria (EAA), Finnish Environment Institute (SYKE), International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA), Norwegian Institute for Air Research (NILU) and IVL Swedish Environmental Research Institute (IVL).

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