Green Cooling Initiative

Welcome to the NDC Helpdesk for the cooling sector

The NDC Helpdesk is your resource for expert guidance in the field of Green Cooling. Our mission is to assist policymakers in designing and implementing ambitious Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs) in the cooling sector.

The NDC helpdesk for the cooling sector is a specialized support service designed to assist individuals and organizations in navigating the complexities of Green Cooling-related tools and methods. 

Areas of Support
Our team provides technical assistance on the following topics: 
•    Development and implementation of national cooling action plans
•    NDC cooling sector integration and formulation of trackable mitigation targets 
•    HFC emission calculation and reporting under the UNFCCC (Tier 1 and Tier 2), making the most of available data
•    GHG Inventories in the cooling sector 
•    Development of a Monitoring, Reporting and Verification (MRV) system in the cooling sector
•    Any question concerning our provided tools and guidelines

Who Can Benefit?

The NDC Helpdesk for the cooling sector accepts requests from Global South countries and government agencies. Technical and other institutions and organisations that are working directly with national governments to plan and implement their NDCs, may also request support, if endorsed by the national UNFCCC focal point or the Ministry of Environment.

To request our support, please fill out the contact form provided below.

NDC Helpdesk Contact Form

Fields marked with asterisks ("*") are required

The NDC Helpdesk for the cooling sector is implemented by the global project Cool Contributions fighting Climate Change II (C4 II), which is funded by the German Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation, Nuclear Safety and Consumer Protection (BMUV) as part of the International Climate Initiative (IKI).


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Find answers to the most frequently asked questions and other helpful links and additional information to NDCs in the RAC Sector.

NDC Publications and Supporting Tools

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Find Publications and supporting tools around the topic of NDCs in the RAC Sector published and developed by Proklima.

NDC4 Webinars

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To delve deeper into the topic and actively participate in discussions on the subject, we invite you to join our NDC4 webinar series. Click here to find out when we will host our next webinar.