This study analyses the potential impact of the most ambitious International Climate Initiatives (ICIs) on GHG emissions in comparison to INDCs, identifies good practices shared by these initiatives, and further discusses the relationship between these initiatives and the UNFCCC. Read More
25 March 2017, Bonn Prof. Dr. Niklas Höhne, founding partner of NewClimate Institute, gave a presentation on how to implement the Paris Agreement at the “Jetzt. Klima. Wenden.” event organised by the Europagruppe Grüne.
Niklas Höhne presents at COP22 in Marrakech on ambition in INDCs. 08 November 2016, 16:30 EU Pavilion, COP22 Side event flyer
Article published in Climate Policy on resolving the inconsistency between global goals and national contributions. We find that many of the contributions are conservative and in some cases may be overachieved. We also find that the preparation of the INDCs has advanced national climate policy-making, notably in developing countries. Read More
This report prepared by New Climate Institute and with Climate Action Network Europe’s contribution, aims at identifying for Turkey the co-benefits of policies compatible with climate change mitigation objectives for job creation, public health and dependency on energy imports. Read More
The new international climate change deal, the Paris Agreement, will probably enter into force just 11 months after its adoption. But with the entry into force of the Paris Agreement, the work is only just beginning. Read More
Das Klimaschutzabkommen von Paris tritt aller Voraussicht nach nur 11 Monaten nach der Verabschiedung in Kraft. Aber mit dem Inkrafttreten des Abkommens fängt die Arbeit erst an. Read More
On 12 December 2015, 195 countries made history when they agreed the first truly global international climate change agreement, marking a major milestone in a political process that has spanned decades. What is the significance of the agreement for the future of climate change mitigation efforts? NewClimate Institute reflects on the implications of the 2015 Paris Agreement for reducing greenhouse gas emissions. Read More
Marie-Jeanne Kurdziel of NewClimate Institute presents at COP21 on “Good Practice Analysis 2.0 – Methodology and key findings”. Monday, 7th December, Moroccan Pavilion.
Niklas Höhne presents from Paris at COP21 on the lessons learned from INDC preparation, and the INDC process as a catalyst for enhanced national climate action Read More
Download report The international community is negotiating a new global climate agreement to be applicable from 2020 onwards. Parties aim at signing the agreement in December 2015, at the Conference of Parties (COP) in Paris. Until then, countries are already preparing proposals for their individual contributions, their Intended Nationally Determined Contributions (INDCs). The INDCs will,… Read More
Download report This paper provides an overview of options to assess mitigation commitments before Paris and beyond. This includes a review of current activities to assess individual INDCs as well as a discussion of some of the attributes and requirements such assessment needs to fulfil. The paper goes on to explore options of how the… Read More
01 December 2015 Takeshi Kuramochi of NewClimate Institute presents at COP 21 on “Progress towards good practice policies for reducing greenhouse gas emissions”. Tuesday, 1 December, 18.30, EU Pavilion, Room Luxemburg.
01 December 2015 Frauke Röser of NewClimate Institute presents at a side event in the German Pavilion at COP 21 in Paris on “Assessing impacts and benefits – relevance of co-benefits for NAMAs and INDCs”.
This paper explores the links between NAMAs and INDCs with regard to various elements central to their implementation. Read More
Cologne, 25 November 2015: Commitments by non-state actors (cities, regions, business and sectors) further reduce German greenhouse gas emissions beyond what is implied by current policies. This is found by new research undertaken by NewClimate Institute supported by Stiftung Mercator. Read More
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
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
Government climate action would see warming well beyond 2˚C Bonn — 2 September 2015 — The climate targets so far submitted to the UN by governments collectively lead to global emissions far above the levels needed to hold warming to below 2°C, the Climate Action Tracker said today. The analysis by the consortium of four… Read More
Niklas Höhne of NewClimate Institute presents in a webinar hosted by UNDP on experiences and lessons learned from INDC preparation worldwide. Read More