How can the new climate agreement support robust national mitigation targets? Opportunities up to Paris and beyond.

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

Options for assessing ambition of mitigation commitments beyond Paris

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

Squaring the Circle of Mitigation Adequacy and Equity: Options and Perspectives

Markus Hagemann, Hanna Fekete, Niklas Höhne, Hanna Schmole, Wolfgang Sterk, Vicki Duscha, Marion Vieweg, Bill Hare, Marie Lindberg, Marcia Rocha, Martin Cames
Evaluation of available options for a variety of aspects around the differentiation of mitigation commitments under a 2015 agreement. Read More

Up – Front Information for emission reduction contributions in the 2015 Agreement under the UNFCCC

Anke Herold, Anne Siemons, Niklas Höhne, Markus Hagemann
This background paper elaborates on the ongoing discussions about the up-front or ex-ante information that Parties shall provide together with their nationally determined emission reduction contributions for the post-2020 climate agreement. Read More