Coal and Climate Change 2017  Report

Coal and Climate Change 2017  Report

Coal and Climate Change 2017  Report: Turkey did not ratify Paris Agreement due to dependency on imported fossil fuels! The Report reveals that Turkey, which declared that it will not ratify Paris Agreement, has become fully dependent on all of the three imported fuels after 2010. The report, which also examines the climatic events, shows that 2016 has been the fourth hottest year measured in Turkey […]

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Coal & Climate Change 2016 Report

Coal & Climate Change 2016 Report

Increasing Dependency on Energy Imports Climate and Energy Expert Önder Algedik recently released a new report: Coal and Climate Change 2016. According to report, Turkey’s high carbon policy has been increasing fossil fuel dependency as well as energy import dependency despite political discourse. For the report, click here. Coal import: six times of 90s! The report analyses energy policies, investments and coal power plants. While Turkey […]

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Climate Change With Royalty Model Report

Climate Change With Royalty Model Report

Turkey promoted royalty contract after 2005. After Soma mine disaster, royalty contract in coal production took public attention. Royalty contract in electricity production in not well-known model. New report, Climate Change With Royalty Model analyses background of royalty contract in electricity production. The report is prepared by Önder Algedik, energy and climate expert. Findings of the report rises serious concerns about Turkish high carbon economy policies; Turkey […]

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Report: TGNA’S Role in Climate Change Policy – Summary for Policymakers

Report: TGNA’S Role in Climate Change Policy – Summary for Policymakers

The Grand National Assembly of Turkey-TGNA has an important role in terms of legislation and parliamentary scrutiny with regard to responsibilities that Turkey will shoulder in the new global climate regime initiated by the Paris Agreement adopted by all members of the United Nations (UN) in December 2015. Global Balance Association, The Consumer and Climate Protection Association (TuvikDer) and the Legislation Association (YasaDer) has released a new report […]

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Coal & Climate Change 2015 Report: Financing Coal

Coal & Climate Change 2015 Report: Financing Coal

Turkey’s coal-based energy policies threaten G20 and UNFCCC discussions Climate and Energy Consultant and founder of 350Ankara.org; Önder Algedik has published a new report called “Financing Coal: High Carbon Arithmetic of Turkey” in the year of G20 Presidency of Turkey and UNFCCC Paris talks. The report explores the Turkish coal sector including finance mechanisms that supports high carbon dynamics of the Turkish energy sector. According to the report, with […]

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Climate Negotiations Without Turkey?

“We have to ask ourselves ‘Why is Turkey becoming more carbon intensive while the technology provides more service with less energy?’ Turkey’s dismal climate scoreboard is best understood by the Turkish economy’s heavy dependence on industries with high carbon emissions.” Turkish Policy Quarterly, Summer 2014 Effectively tackling climate change requires strong, wide-spread agreement and high-level policy measures on a global scale. In contrast to the […]

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Monitoring report on Turkey’s Climate Change Action Plan

Monitoring report on Turkey’s Climate Change Action Plan

In 2011, Turkey released a Climate Change Action Plan, CCAP. Climate Change Action Plan is a unique plan that Turkey has. The plan does not have any greenhouse gas reduction or limitation target. CCAP covers actions in energy, buildings, industry, transportation, waste, agriculture, land use, forestry and adaptation between the year 2011 and 2023. Climate Change Action Plan Assessment Report monitors actions and targets since the release of […]

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