The Coalition’s Kenyan Co-Chair, Dr. Alice Kaudia, said solutions exist that are cost-effective, reduce poverty, improve health, and provide immediate local benefits as well as long-term global benefits.
Introducing Minister Elvestuen, Dr. Kaudia said: “Kenya is working to reduce these super pollutants by moving to cleaner household energy, improving our waste management systems, and moving to cleaner fuels and transport. The solutions are ready now, and we are taking them.”
Japan, New Zealand, Norway, the Philippines, Sweden, the International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD), the United Nations Environment Programme, and the World Resources Institute have already endorsed the statement.
Endorsement is open to all countries and organizations, whether or not they are part of the Climate and Clean Air Coalition.
The version of the Talanoa Statement as of 15 October 2018 will be submitted as part of the UNFCCC Talanoa Dialogue submission process.
Notes on endorsement:
- Who can endorse? The Statement is open for endorsement by all countries and organisations (whether or not partners in the Coalition)
- When can countries/organisations endorse? At any time, up until 11 December 2018.
- To be listed as an endorser, please notify firstname.lastname@example.org