Coal Mine Methane and Just Transition
The mandate of the Group of Experts on Coal Mine Methane and Just Transition is to promote efficient environmentally sustainable transition of industries along the coal value chain ensuring the reduction of associated greenhouse gas emissions and social equity of the process through substantive, results-oriented activities that may help the recovery and use of methane in order to reduce the risks of explosions in coal mines in the context of climate change mitigation and to contribute to sustainable development, including the support of communities, local economies and the environment in the just transition process Read more >
The UNECE Group of Experts on Coal Mine Methane changes its name to the Group of Experts on Coal Mine Methane and Just Transition and expand its mandate to include matters related to the ongoing transition of the coal industry’s ecosystem.
Best Practice Guidance for Effective Management of Coal Mine Methane at National Level: Monitoring, Reporting, Verification and Mitigation published.
Methane Mondays Interviews launched.
The Director of the UNECE Sustainable Energy Division, Mr. Scott Foster, speaks on methane at COP26 in Glasgow, Scotland.
ECOSOC decision recognizing Best Practice Guidance for Effective Methane Recovery and Use from Abandoned Coal Mines.
Electronic version of the Best Practice Guidance for Effective Methane Recovery and Use from Abandoned Coal Mines available also in Russian, Spanish and Chinese.
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