Implementing the Paris Agreement
At COP 21 in Paris on 12 December 2015 countries agreed to a new global deal to tackle climate change. In the lead up to the Paris summit the Institute carried out research on topics central to the eventual deal, including mechanisms for mobilising climate finance, embedding international climate legislation into national action and equity and differentiation between developed and developing countries.
Publications and commentaries:
This study uses the ‘Paris consistency monitor’ to assess whether the past and present action by G20 countries on climate mitigation is consistent with meeting the key requirements of the Paris Agreement. read more »
Climate policy in China, the European Union and the United States: main drivers and prospects for the future
This report assesses the domestic constraints and opportunities for the development of climate policy in China, the EU and the US. read more »
This article reviews and assesses the outcome of the 21st Conference of the Parties (COP-21) to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), held in Paris in … read more »
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 »
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 »
Strengthening non-state climate action: a progress assessment of commitments launched at the 2014 UN Climate Summit
This report provides the first progress assessment of climate actions launched at the 2014 UN Climate Summit in New York. 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 »
Speech by Nicholas Stern at an event organised by the French government in Paris ahead of the climate change summit. read more »
Tracking intended nationally determined contributions: what are the implications for greenhouse gas emissions in 2030?
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 »