All pages with keywords: credibility

What is the state of international climate talks?

The 2015 negotiations in Paris under the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) delivered a historic global, legally-binding agreement targeting the objective of keeping global warming to well below … read more »


G20 and other countries should increase the credibility of their pledges on greenhouse gas emissions

Press release 1 February, 2016

Countries, including members of the G20, should strengthen the credibility of their pledges on emissions in order to build confidence in the Paris Agreement according to analysis by the Institute. read more »


Beyond the targets: assessing the political credibility of pledges for the Paris Agreement

a policy report by Alina Averchenkova, Samuela Bassi 1 February, 2016

This report provides the results of an analysis of “intended nationally determined contributions”, or INDCs, that were submitted by countries ahead of the Paris Agreement on climate change. read more »


COP21: How credible are the INDCs commitments?

COP21: How credible are the INDCs commitments?

a commentary by Samuela Bassi 13 December, 2015

After the successful conclusion of the 21st Conference of the Party (COP21), attention is now likely to focus on what countries have promised in their so called ‘Intended Nationally Determined … read more »


Beyond the targets: assessing the political credibility of Intended Nationally Determined Contributions (INDCs)

Beyond the targets: assessing the political credibility of Intended Nationally Determined Contributions (INDCs)

a policy report by Alina Averchenkova, Samuela Bassi 8 December, 2015

This paper analyses the credibility of national climate pledges (INDCs). It starts by fleshing out the key determinants of credibility in relation to action on climate change. It then outlines a framework to assess the credibility of a country’s INDC pledges based on these determinants. This framework is used to provide an initial assessment of the credibility of INDCs provided by G20 countries. read more »


New study finds 75 per cent of annual global greenhouse gas emissions covered by national targets

Press release 31 May, 2015

Three-quarters of the world’s annual emissions of greenhouse gases are now limited by national targets, according to a new study. read more »


Next UK government should reform complex energy taxes and depoliticise energy infrastructure investment

Press release 30 March, 2015

The next UK Government after the General Election on 7 May should reform the UK’s overly-complex energy taxation and create new institutions to depoliticise infrastructure investment, particularly in the energy … read more »


Climate change priorities for the next UK Government

a policy report by Samuela Bassi, Chris Duffy, Ajay Gambhir, Bob Ward, Dimitri Zenghelis 30 March, 2015

The next UK Government after the General Election on 7 May should reform the UK’s overly-complex energy taxation and create new institutions to depoliticise infrastructure investment, particularly in the energy sector. These recommendations are among several new measures outlined in the Institute’s latest policy brief ‘Climate change priorities for the next UK government’. read more »


Book Review: The New North: Our World in 2050 by Laurence C. Smith

Book Review: The New North: Our World in 2050 by Laurence C. Smith

a commentary by Baran Doda 12 September, 2012

What kind of world do we want? This is the question with which Laurence Smith ends his new book, The New North. I like that ending. It does not prescribe but allows the reader to contemplate the world in 2050 as a malleable object. read more »


Pour une sortie verte de la crise de la zone euro

Pour une sortie verte de la crise de la zone euro

a commentary by Nicholas Stern 29 June, 2012

Les investissements dans la transition énergétique et la transformation écologique doivent être une composante essentielle du plan de soutien à la croissance européenne. Le Monde.fr


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