All pages with keywords: INDCs

Public lecture | A more sustainable energy strategy for India

Public lecture | A more sustainable energy strategy for India

Public Lecture Nicholas Stern 14 Apr 2016

An important achievement of the UNFCCC meeting in Paris was that for the first time all countries, including developing countries, submitted the actions they proposed to take to reduce emissions in … 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 »


The Road to Paris: Look beneath the surface for the new climate politics

The Road to Paris: Look beneath the surface for the new climate politics

a commentary by Robert Falkner 30 November, 2015

Associate, Robert Falkner writes that, beneath the surface of diplomatic wrangling at the Paris climate summit, new drivers of global climate policy are making themselves heard. read more »


India’s approach to adaptation: A good start but lacks a strong long-term focus

a commentary by 17 November, 2015

Ajay Bhave analyses India’s climate adaptation proposals as outlined in its ‘intended nationally determined contribution’ (INDC) submission to the Paris climate summit. read more »


Paris climate change summit could go halfway to avoiding global warming of more than 2°C

Press release 30 October, 2015

Pledges by countries ahead of the Paris climate change summit could move the world up to halfway between ‘business as usual’ and a pathway that would offer a reasonable chance of avoiding global warming of more than 2 centigrade degrees. read more »


Intended nationally determined contributions: what are the implications for greenhouse gas emissions in 2030?

a policy paper by Rodney Boyd, Joe Cranston Turner, Bob Ward 30 October, 2015

This analysis considers whether the INDCs that were submitted by 23 October 2015 are consistent with a reasonable chance of not exceeding the 2°C warming limit. read more »


New analysis finds that emissions pledges ahead of UN climate summit are not ambitious enough to avoid dangerous climate change

Press release 19 August, 2015

The pledges to reduce greenhouse gas emissions that have been made so far by countries ahead of a crucial climate change summit are not sufficient to avoid dangerous global warming of more than 2 centigrade degrees. read more »


Tracking intended nationally determined contributions: what are the implications for greenhouse gas emissions in 2030?

a policy paper by Rodney Boyd, Joe Cranston Turner, Bob Ward 19 August, 2015

This paper looks at whether the intended national determined contributions (INDCs) that were submitted by 20 July 2015 are consistent with the 2°C limit. read more »


What will global annual emissions of greenhouse gases be in 2030, and will they be consistent with avoiding global warming of more than 2°C?

a policy paper by Rodney Boyd, Nicholas Stern, Bob Ward 4 May, 2015

Countries agreed at the 20th session of the Conference of the Parties (COP20) in Lima, Peru, in December 2014 to set out their “intended nationally determined contributions” (INDCs) … read more »