Equitable emissions reductions under the Paris Agreement

Date Published 2017, September

Authors Paola Parra, Uğur Ural, Jasmin Cantzler, Bill Hare (Climate Analytics) Hanna Fekete, Lisa Luna, Niklas Höhne(NewClimate Institute) Yvonne Deng, Kornelis Blok (Ecofys)

The Climate Action Tracker (CAT) has updated its government climate action rating system to better reflect the Paris Agreement’s 1.5°C long term warming limit. This briefing explains the new categories, which help to highlight the adequacy and fairness of government climate commitments for the Paris Agreement.