Climate Action Accelerator


The Climate Action Accelerator

Ad Hoc Support for Nationally Determined Contributions, Long-Term Strategies, and Transparency Systems

The Climate Action Accelerator provides targeted technical assistance to developing countries, government agencies, and other members to advance ambitious climate action. Do you need support in designing, implementing, or updating your Nationally Determined Contributions (NDC), Long-term Strategies (LTS), or transparency systems? The Climate Action Accelerator is available. It is a global advisory network providing rapid, high-quality, short-term technical assistance for developing countries. The Secretariat of the Climate Action Accelerator is hosted by the National Renewable Energy Laboratory in Golden, Colorado.

Request Assistance

The Climate Action Accelerator accepts requests from developing countries, government agencies, and technical or other institutions and organizations that are working directly with national governments to plan and implement their NDCs, LTS, or transparency systems.

To request support, please email us with the following information:

  • your information (name, organization, title, and country);
  • your preferred language of communication;
  • the request’s affiliation with any government entities (either directly submitted or endorsed); and,
  • details on what support you are looking to receive.

The Climate Action Accelerator at Work

Tools for NDC/LTS updates and implementation such as for assessing baselines, goals, technology, policy options, pathways, and impacts

Strategies and measures for mobilizing private and public investment in NDC and LTS priorities

Methods and resources for linking national and subnational governments in the NDC and LTS planning and implementation processes

Policies and programs for implementing climate-resilient low-emission measures in energy; waste; agriculture, forestry, and other land use; and transport sectors

Alignment of NDCs and LTS

Review of greenhouse gas inventories for specific sectors

Preparation for the submission of the Biennial Update Report and the future Biennial Transparency Report

Establishing sustainable and robust transparency systems, including appropriate institutional arrangements

To learn more about this service (formerly called the Climate Helpdesk), please consult our brochure: