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    Workstream | Agriculture
    Ongoing
    Paddy rice is a staple crop for much of the world’s population. It is also a key source of the greenhouse gas methane, responsible for about 40 million tonnes, or 10% of global emissions , each...
    Paddy rice production
    Workstream | Waste
    Ongoing
    Approximately one-third of all food produced for human consumption is lost or wasted. In cities, food often makes up the majority of waste that ends up in landfills, where it gradually decomposes and...
    Food waste
    Workstream | Waste
    Ongoing
    While reducing and diverting waste addresses many landfill challenges, these practices do not prevent landfills from generating methane , a greenhouse gas 21 times more powerful than carbon dioxide (...
    Landfill methane gas capture
    Workstream | Waste
    Ongoing
    In communities with inadequate waste management systems, waste might be deliberately burned to free up space at dumpsites, to facilitate scavenging of non-combustible materials (such as metals) for...
    Open waste burning
    Workstream | Diesel
    Ongoing
    The Global Strategy to Introduce Low Sulfur Fuels and Cleaner Diesel Vehicles is the first global roadmap to reduce small particulate and black carbon emissions from the global on-road diesel fleet...
    The Global Sulfur Strategy
    Workstream | Diesel
    Ongoing
    Ports are a significant source of air pollution in coastal areas, with serious impacts on the environment and human health. Roughly three quarters of the world’s large cities are located on...
    Port
    Workstream | Diesel
    Ongoing
    Bus fleets provide widely affordable low carbon transportation around the world. But urban buses are powered predominantly by diesel engines, accounting for approximately 25% of the black carbon...
    Workstream | Oil and Gas
    Ongoing
    The Climate and Clean Air Coalition (CCAC), Environmental Defense Fund (EDF) and the Oil and Gas Climate Initiative (OGCI) are working together on a series of peer-reviewed scientific studies to...
    Oil & gas methane study
    Workstream | Oil and Gas
    Ongoing
    The project seeks to recover high value and readily condensable liquids from vented or flared volatile organic compound (VOC) rich associated gas. The recovered liquids could be integrated into the...
    Workstream | Health
    Ongoing
    BreatheLife is a joint campaign led by the World Health Organization (WHO), United Nations Environment and the Climate & Clean Air Coalition (CCAC) to mobilize cities and individuals to protect...
    BreatheLife

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