Tagged with climate policy

Rules on how to prevent double counting of emissions reductions by both the country selling and buying carbon credits is having impact on 2015 Paris climate agreement

Rules on how to prevent double counting of emissions reductions by both the country selling and buying carbon credits is having impact on 2015 Paris climate agreement

The low-carbon energy transition is complicated and setting the rules for countries to follow is not a simple task. Frank Jotzo, Director, at the Centre for Climate and Energy Policy, Crawford School of Public Policy, Australian National University; Lambert Schneider, Research coordinator for international climate policy, Öko-Institut; and Maosheng Duan, professor at Tsinghua University write … Continue reading

Upcoming event in Brussels: COP21 RIPPLES Brussels Second Policy Dialogue, October 22nd

Upcoming event in Brussels: COP21 RIPPLES Brussels Second Policy Dialogue, October 22nd

  22 October 2019 Bruegel, Rue de la Charité 33, 1210 Brussels, Belgium The global response to the Paris Agreement is insufficient to meet the long-term temperature goals. The current gaps refer not solely to NDC targets and underlying emission projections, but notably to inadequate international enabling conditions that would permit governments and non-state actors … Continue reading

Commitments made at UN Climate Action Summit

Commitments made at UN Climate Action Summit

Elena Kosolapova from the SDG Knowledge Hub of the International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD) reviews the commitments made at the recent UN Climate Action Summit.   77 Countries, 100+ Cities Commit to Net Zero Carbon Emissions by 2050 at Climate Summit The Climate Action Summit brought together more than 65 Heads of State and … Continue reading