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Climate Mitigation Strategic Priorities for Turkey
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Climate Mitigation Strategic Priorities for Turkey

Priorities Extend Renewable Energy Investment Incentives Increase Research in Improving Energy Storage Facilities Increase Support for Electric Vehicles, Charging Stations and Rail Cars End Waivers for the Enforcement of Industry Emission Standards Explore Price Controls for the Household Use of Natural Gas   Narrative Turkey joined the U.N. Framework Convention on Climate Change in 2004...

Climate Scorecard Progress Report for Turkey
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Climate Scorecard Progress Report for Turkey

This report is in the form of memos from Climate Scorecard Country Managers to Patricia Espinosa, Executive Secretary of the United Nations Framework to Combat Climate Change (UNFCCC). Below is a description of the progress the country has made made in mitigating greenhouse gas emissions since the Paris Agreement was signed in 2015 and the...

Centralized Emission Data Processing in Turkey
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Centralized Emission Data Processing in Turkey

This Post was submitted by Climate Scorecard Turkey Country Manager Dr. Semih Ergur   Best Organizational Source: The Climate Change and Weather Control BoardTurkey has three institutions, namely “General Directorate of Environmental Control” under the “Ministry of Environment and Urbanization” and “State Water Works and General Directorate of Meteorology”, under the “Ministry of Agriculture and...

Extreme Temperatures and Forest Fires in Turkey Reflect Climate Change
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Extreme Temperatures and Forest Fires in Turkey Reflect Climate Change

This Post is submitted by Climate Scorecard Turkey Country Manager Semih Ergur   Turkey’s land mass is an area of 770,000 km2 extending from Caucasus to Thrace situated between the Black Sea, Aegean Sea, and Mediterranean Sea with its highest altitude reaching 5150 m. Although the weather conditions vary from region to region, there are...

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