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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(More)
Acknowledgements This study was performed within the framework of International Climate Change Policy Support project (M/500114 'Internationaal Klimaatbeleid'. We would like to thank our colleagues, in particular Jos Olivier for an extensive review of the report, Jeroen Peters for data support and Detlef van Vuuren (MNP), Dian Phylipsen (Ecofys, United(More)
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How can the concept of sustainable development policies and measures (SD-PAMs) be operationalized in a multilateral climate regime? The strategic approach is to focus on policies and measures that are firmly within the national sustainable development priorities of developing countries but which, through the inclusion in an international climate framework,(More)
Interim Reports on work of the International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis receive only limited review. Views or opinions expressed herein do not necessarily represent those of the Institute, its National Member Organizations, or other organizations supporting the work. Abstract Robust quantification of the future potentials and costs for(More)
  • Erik Haites, Farhana Yamin, +4 authors CLIMATE POLICY
  • 2009
The goal of the Harvard Project on International Climate Agreements is to help identify key design elements of a scientifically sound, economically rational, and politically pragmatic post-2012 international policy architecture for global climate change. It draws upon leading thinkers from academia, private industry, government, and non-governmental(More)