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OPINION: What’s next in climate change? INDCs!

We’re going to hear a lot more in coming months about INDCs, Intended Nationally Determined Contributions, says CDKN's Executive Chairman Simon Maxwell. INDCs are the country pledges that will form the basis of negotiation in the run-up to the UNFCCC's twenty-first Conference of the Parties (COP21) in Paris in 2015. [more...]

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OPINION: Developing countries secure some last minute concessions in Lima; but can a deal without ambition really be fair?

The UNFCCC Conference of the Parties in Lima, Peru leaves us wondering if global ambition to tackle climate change will ever be high enough to avoid many of the catastrophic impacts of a changing climate. If the UNFCCC is to deliver this, then 2015 will need to be an exceptionally productive year. CDKN’s Sam Bickersteth, Kiran Sura and Chris Webb report. [more...]