Following adoption of the Paris Agreement, a number of questions have been raised related to signature, ratification and entry into force of the Paris Agreement, some practical, some strategic.
This briefing looks at issues that relate to the possibility of early entry into force, the status of Party INDCs both pre-ratification and post-ratification, protection of the Paris Agreement’s 1.5 degree temperature limitation goal, and the implications of decision 1/CP.21 on the Paris Agreement’s treatment of loss and damage.
The effects of political knowledge use by developing country negotiators in Loss and Damage negotiations
This article traces how developing country negotiators used knowledge to further their interests in loss and damage negotiations from 2003 to 2013.
De la CDN 1.0 à la CDN 2.0: qu'est-ce qui a changé dans les CDN des PMA de l’Afrique de l'Ouest?
La présente étude examine les premières et les secondes Contributions Déterminées au niveau National des onze pays les moins avancés de l’Afrique de l’Ouest à savoir le Bénin, le Burkina Faso, la Gambie, la Guinée, la Guinée Bissau, le Libéria, le Mali, le Niger, le Sénégal, la Sierra Leone et le Togo.
Research agenda for the loss and damage fund
This piece in Nature discusses what research could contribute to the design of the loss and damage fund.
Advancing multilateral cooperation on climate action
This paper analysed the state of multilateral cooperation initiatives in the four policy areas energy transition, synthetic fuels, food systems and forest protection.
Using the Global Stocktake to Improve National Climate Policy Ambition and Implementation
This report seeks to understand how seven diverse countries use UNFCCC guidance at the national level to influence policy and politics and how this will influence the Global Stocktake in 2023 and the next round of Nationally Determined Contributions in 2025.
The value of climate cooperation
Thirty years of international climate cooperation have had a significant impact, including an extraordinary effort to clarify the science, global agreement of a stabilisation target, an international treaty basis for mitigation and adaptation action.
Analysis of options for determining OMGE, SOP and Transition within Article 6: implications of policy decisions for international crediting under the Paris Agreement
This report explores three key unresolved issues from using Article 6 of the Paris Agreement as well as the amount of revenues generated to help meet the adaptation needs of particularly vulnerable developing countries.