All pages with keywords: INDCs
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 »
Visiting researcher, Michael Jacobs, on why the Paris Agreement provides a strong basis for future global action on climate change. read more »
Beyond the targets: Assessing the political credibility of national actions and INDCs – Presentation
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)
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 »
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 »
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 »
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?
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 »