This paper discusses the impact of the ongoing COVID-19 crisis on the energy sector and frames it in the broader perspective of the climate crisis and development aspirations. Read More
This paper formulates six key lessons learnt for the assessment of sustainable development impacts and their integration into climate policy making. Read More
This article analyses under what conditions countries can be expected to develop NDCs that are sufficiently ambitious to contribute to fulfilling the Paris Agreement goals. Read More
Louise Jeffery and Swithin Lui presented on “Achieving Net Zero: Opportunities to close the gap to 1.5◦C in Europe and beyond” at COP25 in December 2019.
Frauke Röser presented on “Informing the revision of NDCs: what can long-term strategies bring to NDCs?” at COP25 in December 2019.
In this paper, we make recommendations regarding five main areas of research and methodological development related to evaluating nonstate and subnational climate actions. Read More
This study compares projected GHG emissions in the G20 economies under current climate policies to those under the GHG targets outlined in the nationally determined contributions (NDCs). Read More
Nationale Klimaschutzzusagen (NDCs) müssen deutlich erhöht werden, um die globalen Klimaschutzziele des Pariser Abkommens einzuhalten. Das geht aus einem neuen Artikel im Fachmagazin Nature hervor. Read More
The Paris climate agreement aims at holding global warming to well below 2 degrees Celsius and to “pursue efforts” to limit it to 1.5 degrees Celsius. To accomplish this, countries have submitted Intended Nationally Determined Contributions (INDCs) outlining their post-2020 climate action. Here we assess the effect of current INDCs on reducing aggregate greenhouse gas… Read More
Individual national contributions (NDCs) to the Paris Agreement to reduce greenhouse gas emissions will need to be strengthened in order to limit future climate change to “well below” 2°C and “pursuing efforts” to limit it to 1.5°C, according to a new assessment. Read More