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Find here a list of NewClimate’s contributions to COP22, including major analysis, publications and side events at the COP.

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Paris Agreement


What the Paris Agreement means for global climate change mitigation

Blog on the implications of the Paris Agreement for global climate policy:

Blog on the website of the film “Before the flood” of Leonardo DiCaprio:


What does the Paris Agreement mean for climate policy in the Netherlands and Germany?

Brief analyses which translate the long-term goals of the international climate regime as determined by the Paris Agreement into the Dutch and German context.

Netherlands: Germany:


10 most important steps to keep 1.5°C open

Briefing on the most important short term activities that keep the door open to limit global temperature increase to 1.5°C. Climate Action Tracker by NewClimate Institute, Climate Analytics, Ecofys.

Available soon on


The Paris Agreement – What it Means for Business

For this We Mean Business report in partnership with BSR, NewClimate Institute was responsible for collecting and analysing data on the changes expected to happen in the energy sector that are most relevant for businesses.


(Intended) Nationally Determined Contributions – (I)NDCs

Climate Action Tracker – Up-to-date assessment of (Intended) Nationally Determined Contributions. NewClimate Institute, Climate Analytics, Ecofys.

Press conference

Thursday, 10 November, 11.30, Press Conference Room Dakhla

Decarbonisation database and policy briefs Exploring sectoral decarbonisation trends for the G-20 countries – an interactive overview of current and future sectoral trends, including over 40 sector level indicators and their relation to 2 degree and best practice.

Faster and cleaner:

Transport sector:

Building sector: soon on


Side event

Pre-2020 actions to drive emission reductions and tracking progress

Monday,14 November 2016, 15:00-16:30, Austral (by IEA and ClimateWorks)

UNEP emissions gap report 2016: Authoritative analysis of the status of INDCs and non-state action

Soon on

Side events

UNEP emissions gap report 2016

Tuesday, 08 November, 10.30-12:00, EU Pavilion, room Brussels

Monday, 14 November, 13:15-14:45, Mediterranean

Publication in Nature: Paris Agreement climate proposals need a boost to keep warming well below 2°C: Assesses the effect of current INDCs on reducing aggregate greenhouse gas emissions, its implications for achieving the temperature objective of the Paris climate agreement, and potential options for overachievement.

Greenhouse gas mitigation scenarios for major emitting countries: Overview of projected greenhouse gas emissions in 25 major emitting countries up to 2030, taking into account the emission trajectories based on current policies and (I)NDCs.

Soon on

Side events

Advancing (I)NDC implementation and ambition: bridging research and practice

Monday, 07 November,

16:45-18:15, Arabian

(with PBL and University of Maryland),

Live broadcast on the UNFCCC Climate Change Studio YouTube channel:


Tuesday, 08 November,

16:00-18.30, EU Pavilion

(with various organisations)

After Paris: What is next for Intended Nationally Determined Contributions (INDCs)? Outlining what the Paris Agreement means for Intended Nationally Determined Contributions (INDCs) and what needs to happen at the country level now and in the longer term to implement the Agreement.


Side event

Support for NDC implementation through a multi-stakeholder collaborative initiative

Monday, 07 November, 16:30-18:00, EU Pavilion, Room Bratislava (by the German Ministry for Environment)



Challenges and lessons learned in the preparation of Intended Nationally Determined Contributions (INDCs) – Synthesis of the main challenges and lessons learned from the preparation process of intended nationally determined contributions (INDCs) by Parties to the UNFCCC in the run up to Paris.

Conditionality of Intended Nationally Determined Contributions (INDCs) – Key information and aspects on the conditionality of countries’ mitigation contributions in their INDCs.

Good practice policy report and database – Portal and open collaborative platform which collects information and provides analysis on currently implemented policies related to climate change mitigation in countries around the globe. Side event

Climate change mitigation Policy Progression Indicator (C-CPI)

Friday, 18 November, 13:00-14:00, Japanese Pavilion (by NIES)


Brown to Green: This “Brown to Green” report by Climate Transparency provides a comprehensive overview and assessment for the G20 countries, on whether – and how well – they are doing on the journey to transition to a low carbon economy.

Initiative on Climate Action Transparency – Energy. NewClimate supports VCS in drafting the guidance on assessment of GHG impacts of policies for the Energy sector.

Draft to be published during 2017:

Designing an enhanced transparency framework Research, analysis and capacity building for an enhanced transparency framework in a global consortium led by WRI and supported by the European Commission


Side event

Designing an enhanced transparency framework

Monday, 07 November, 16.30-18.00, EU Pavilion, Room Brussels


Climate and development

Global Good Practice Analysis 2.0 – Case studies and analysis of global good practices in LEDS, NAMAs, MRV and INDCs for the Mitigation & MRV Partnership. NewClimate Institute, ECN, TERI and Libélula.

Missed co-benefits of INDCs – Assessment of several countries’ INDCs on the missed co-benefits of current INDCs compared to more ambitious mitigation targets, including impact on fossil fuel imports, air pollution and jobs.

Summary report on many countries: Special on Turkey:

Side event

Co-benefits of climate action: Assessing Turkey’s climate pledge

Friday, 18 November, 14.30-16.00, EU Pavilion, room Brussels

The Paris Agreement and contribution of national designated entities (NDEs) under the Technology Mechanism – Presentation of the German Technology NDE supported by HEAT International in cooperation with NewClimate Institute. Side event

Launch of the German NDE

Monday, 14 November, 14:30-16:00, EU Pavilion


Climate finance

Nordic Climate finance– Analysis and insights into the role of Nordic actors, public and private, to support the implementation of the Paris Agreement and to mobilise in particular private finance consistent with a “well below 2°C” pathway.

To be published early 2017

Side event

Climate finance under the Paris Agreement

Thursday, 17 November, 12.15-13.45, New Nordic Climate Solutions Pavilion, Section DEL2, Blue Zone

What We’ve Learned Since Paris: NDC Support Needs Discussion on what we’ve learned, what is needed now, and where we have to go from here based on the analysis of technology and financial support needs to implement NDCs. Side event

What We’ve Learned Since Paris: NDC Support Needs

Tuesday, 15 November,

15:00-17:30, UNDP Pavilion

(by UNDP)


Designing NAMAs to catalyse bankable low-carbon investments This policy brief looks at how to develop NAMAs in the form of policy and financial frameworks that make low-carbon projects bankable (lead by CCAP, with UNEP DTU).

Allianz Climate and Energy Monitor – Creation of an index to assess the fitness of countries as potential investment destinations for building low carbon and climate resilient energy infrastructure. NewClimate Institute in cooperation with GermanWatch, for Allianz.

Defining 2°C compatible investment criteria – NewClimate Institute, Germanwatch and the 2° Investing Initiative explore criteria to assess the alignment of investment and financing with the 2°C limit.


Carbon markets

Innovative financing for adaptation – A multi-criteria assessment of a suite of options for innovative carbon financing for the future of the Adaptation Fund. Analysis is presented for seven options from instruments at an international, national and non-state scale, and way forward is presented for the Adaptation Fund (NewClimate Institute and GermanWatch), to be published early 2017

Policy brief by ecbi with contribution from NewClimate:

Side event

Adaptation Fund – What next?

Wednesday, 09 November,

11.30-13:00, Mediterranean

Impacts of the Clean Development Mechanism – This focus study presents evidence on the impacts of the Clean Development Mechanism (CDM). This includes a quantitative assessment of the mitigation impact of the CDM that occurs as a side effect of the current depressed market conditions.


Non-state action

1 Gigaton Coalition NewClimate Institute and Yale University support the 1 Gigaton Coalition and prepare its 2016 report.

What is the contribution of non-state action on top of INDCs in USA, EU, China, India and others? Öko Institut, NewClimate Institute, Fraunhofer ISI

Side event

International climate initiatives – A way forward to close the mission gap?

Tuesday, 08 November, 14:30-16:00, EU Pavilion (with CDP and PBL)

Initiative on Climate Action Transparency – Non-state actors. NewClimate with WRI, CDP and The Climate Group develop guidance for countries to include activities by actors other than national governments in their national projections.

To be published end of 2017:

Side event

ICAT non-state action

Saturday, 12 November, 2016

18:00-20:00, Italian Pavilion (by Italy, Germany, CIFF, Climate Works)

Business determined contributions: This report estimates how large the contribution towards bending the emissions curve to “well below 2°C” from five representative initiatives – RE100, Science-Based Targets, EP100, Zero-Deforestation, and the LCTPi – could be, under the current and expected commitments of an ever-increasing group of companies.

CDP Climate Change Report 2016: CDP, in collaboration with the We Mean Business coalition, presents carbon emissions and climate change mitigation data from a global sample of 1,089 companies. Analysis by NewClimate Institute.