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Paris Agreement climate proposals need a boost to keep warming well below 2 °C
TLDR
Substantial enhancement or over-delivery on current INDCs by additional national, sub-national and non-state actions is required to maintain a reasonable chance of meeting the target of keeping warming well below 2 degrees Celsius. Expand
State and Trends of Carbon Pricing 2014
The report focuses exclusively on data and information on the evolving initiatives that put a price on carbon, in terms of their most current status and emerging trends. It includes an expandedExpand
Copenhagen Accord pledges are paltry
Current national emissions targets can't limit global warming to 2 °C, calculate Joeri Rogelj, Malte Meinshausen and colleagues — they might even lock the world into exceeding 3 °C warming.
Reductions of greenhouse gas emissions in Annex I and non-Annex I countries for meeting concentration stabilisation targets
The IPCC Fourth Assessment Report, Working Group III, summarises in Box 13.7 the required emission reduction ranges in Annex I and non-Annex I countries as a group, to achieve greenhouse gasExpand
Differentiating (historic) responsibilities for climate change
Following the conclusion of the official work of the Ad Hoc Group for the Modelling and Assessment of Contributions to Climate Change (MATCH), this article considers the politically more sensitiveExpand
Regional GHG reduction targets based on effort sharing: a comparison of studies
Over 40 studies that analyse future GHG emissions allowances or reduction targets for different regions based on a wide range of effort-sharing approaches and long-term concentration stabilizationExpand
The rules for land use, land use change and forestry under the Kyoto Protocol-lessons learned for the future climate negotiations
Abstract This paper provides an overview of the rules for accounting emissions of land use, land use change and forestry (LULUCF) for the first commitment period of the Kyoto Protocol. It firstExpand
Common but differentiated convergence (CDC): a new conceptual approach to long-term climate policy
Abstract This article describes a new concept for an international climate regime for differentiation of future commitments: the ‘common but differentiated convergence’ approach (CDC). Under CDC,Expand
The Paris Agreement: resolving the inconsistency between global goals and national contributions
The adoption of the Paris Agreement in December 2015 moved the world a step closer to avoiding dangerous climate change. The aggregated individual intended nationally determined contributions (INDCs)Expand
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