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 »


Davos 2016: First steps along the road from Paris

a commentary by Nicholas Stern 27 January, 2016

Nicholas Stern reflects on how the annual meeting of the World Economic Forum in Davos represented the first step on the way to implementing the Paris Agreement. read more »


The Paris Agreement is highly ambitious and very clever  

The Paris Agreement is highly ambitious and very clever  

a commentary by Michael Jacobs 19 December, 2015

Visiting researcher, Michael Jacobs, on why the Paris Agreement provides a strong basis for future global action 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 national actions and INDCs – Presentation

Beyond the targets: Assessing the political credibility of national actions and INDCs – Presentation

a policy presentation by Alina Averchenkova 10 December, 2015

Presentation given at the Side event at COP21/CMP11 in Paris, France on 8 December 2015.


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

Commentary 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 »


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