After Paris: What is next for Intended Nationally Determined Contributions (INDCs)?

This paper outlines 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. The paper focuses explicitly on the mitigation part of national contributions and discusses specific steps in response to the relevant parts of the agreed framework including a view on how these may be supported internationally. Read More

Conditionality of Intended Nationally Determined Contributions (INDCs)

This briefing paper by NewClimate Institute concisely presents the key information and aspects on the conditionality of countries‘ mitigation contributions in their INDCs. It gives an overview of the variety of forms of conditional contributions and of the types of conditions, which closely reflect some of the important issues discussed at the international policy level. Read More

Preparation of Intended Nationally Determined Contributions (INDCs) as a catalyst for national climate action

Go to download report The preparation for the new international climate agreement has advanced national policy making even before the agreement is adopted. NewClimate Institute in cooperation with Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH on behalf of the German Federal Ministry of Environment, Nature Conservation, Building and Nuclear Safety (BMUB), assessed the extent to… Read More

Submitted climate change proposals (INDCs) cover over 85% of global emissions by October

Contacts for further information: Thomas Day, Niklas Höhne The updated results of NewClimate Institute’s research to track the preparation of INDCs are now published. View the results All countries have been asked to present an emissions reduction proposal, which would ultimately be included in a new international climate agreement in December 2015.  119 submissions, representing 147… Read More

Submitted climate change proposals (INDCs) expected to cover over 75% of global emissions by the end of September

Contacts for further information: Niklas Höhne, Thomas Day, Markus Hagemann The updated results of NewClimate Institute’s research to track the preparation of INDCs are now published. View the results All countries have been asked to present an emissions reduction proposal, which would ultimately be included in a new international climate agreement in December 2015.  29 submissions (including… Read More

Climate change proposals (INDCs) expected to cover 58% of global GHG emissions by the end of June, after a wave of new submissions

As delegates gather in Bonn this morning for the UNFCCC climate change conference, a new wave of submissions of Intended Nationally Determined Contributions (INDCs) to the UNFCCC’s INDC portal are expected to be announced during the course of the two-week negotiations. Read More