INDCs lower projected warming to 2.7°C: significant progress but still above 2°C

The Climate Action Tracker’s assessment of Intended Nationally Determined Contributions (INDC) submitted to the UNFCCC ahead of the October 1 deadline, which finds that, if these climate plans were to be fully implemented, they would bring the projected warming to 2.7°C – an improvement of 0.4˚C since the last assessment of pledges at the Lima talks in December 2014.

Date Published
2015, October 01

Authors
Johannes Gütschow, Louise Jeffery, Ryan Alexander (Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research), Bill Hare, Michiel Schaeffer, Marcia Rocha (Climate Analytics), Niklas Höhne, Hanna Fekete (NewClimate Institute), Pieter van Breevoort, Kornelis Blok (Ecofys)

Institution
Climate Action Tracker