All pages with keywords: NDCs

Agreeing the Paris Rulebook: did COP24 deliver? Reflections from the Grantham Research Institute’s Post-COP event

a commentary by Isabella Neuweg, Patrick Curran, Rebecca Byrnes 19 December, 2018

Identifying progress within the annual round of international climate negotiations can be a challenging business. The sessions of the Conference of the Parties (COP) to the United Nations Framework Convention … read more »


Few countries have domestic targets for cuts in greenhouse gas emissions that clearly match their pledges to the Paris Agreement

Press release 29 October, 2018

Only 16 countries have set domestic targets for reducing greenhouse gas emissions that are clearly at least as ambitious as their pledged contributions to the goals of the Paris Agreement, … read more »


Aligning national and international climate targets

a policy publication by Michal Nachmany, Emily Mangan 29 October, 2018

The quantified climate change targets in countries’ Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs) to the Paris Agreement and those in national laws and policies are compared in this brief, a submission to the Talanoa Dialogue. read more »


Policy coherence for sustainable development in sub-Saharan Africa

Policy coherence for sustainable development in sub-Saharan Africa

a policy publication by Patrick Curran, Andrew J. Dougill, Joanna Pardoe, Katharine Vincent 1 August, 2018

Coherent, cross-sectoral approaches to policy development are essential to meeting the Paris Agreement on climate change and the Sustainable Development Goals. Drawing on research from southern Africa, this brief makes recommendations for improving coherence, which is currently partial to weak across the region. read more »


Credible implementation of the Paris Agreement: Input to the Talanoa Dialogue

Credible implementation of the Paris Agreement: Input to the Talanoa Dialogue

a policy publication by Alina Averchenkova, Samuela Bassi, Joana Setzer 5 April, 2018

This submission to the Talanoa Dialogue covers themes of climate legislation, institutions and governance, and the credibility of climate change commitments. read more »


10 years of the UK Climate Change Act – Summary

10 years of the UK Climate Change Act – Summary

a policy publication by Sam Fankhauser, Alina Averchenkova, Jared J. Finnegan 5 April, 2018

This policy brief is a condensed version of our report on the Climate Change Act, summarising lessons for the UK and other countries, on how climate change legislation is best structured to be effective. read more »


Implementation of the Paris Agreement and NDCs – new tools for developing climate legislation

Implementation of the Paris Agreement and NDCs – new tools for developing climate legislation

Conference Alina Averchenkova 9 May 2017

UNFCCC event in partnership with UN Environment, the Commonwealth Secretariat and the Grantham Research Institute at London School of Economics.
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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 »