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ASEAN Energy in 2022: Outlook Report by ASEAN Centre for Energy

The year 2022 is expected to be a turning point for the ASEAN Region in terms of its energy transition. The AMS’ updated NDCs are expected to bring more ambitious strategies. This is evident by the statement under the Glasgow Climate Pact and the Global Coal to Clean Power Transition Statement. In addition to this, the AMS also set their long-term strategies to reach net zero emissions, which are beyond their NDCs target.

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ASEAN Climate Action: A Review of Nationally Determined Contribution Submissions towards COP26

The Covid-19 pandemic adversely impacted the preparation of the NDCs and caused many countries, including some AMS, to submit their NDCs late. Despite this, the AMS have not lost sight of the need to take measures to minimise their carbon emissions. In light of the latest AMS submissions and the 26th Conference of the Parties (COP26), this brief reviews the information contained in the ten latest available NDCs of the AMS.

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African NDCs: Recommendations for Decision-Makers

Africa also has the potential to leapfrog traditional, expensive energy systems and move to a climate-smart and renewable energy future. The submission of revised National Determined Contributions (NDCs) ahead of COP26 is an opportunity to signal ambition and inform the international community of the priorities for finance, capacity building and technology transfer needs in the region. The international community should stand ready to support action through many programmes and instruments and this support will be most effective when aligned with country priorities.

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