1 October, 2015

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


Johannes Gütschow, Louise Jeffery, Ryan Alexander, Bill Hare, Michiel Schaeffer, Marcia Rocha, Niklas Höhne, Hanna Fekete, Pieter van Breevoort, Kornelis Blok

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.