New IPCC report: Only a short time remains to limit global warming to 1.5°C
The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) has released its latest assessment of the physical science of global warming. It warns that countries must cut greenhouse gas emissions quickly and sharply, to avoid the most dangerous consequences of climate change. There is still time to limit average global warming to 1.5°C, but nations must act now. CDKN's Mairi Dupar reports.
UNFCCC call for evidence on the needs of developing country Parties
The UNFCCC Standing Committee on Finance has put out a call for evidence on the needs of developing country Parties to support the preparation of a key technical report that will feed into deliberations at COP26 in November. Closing date for submissions is 28 February 2020.
18th June 2019
Key messages of the Global NDC Conference 2019
The organisers of the Global NDC Conference 2019 summarised the three days of rich discussions among 350 delegates from 80 countries into the following key messages, issued on 17 June 2019.
15th June 2019
How are countries getting ready to implement NDCs?
The Global NDC Conference 2019 took place in Berlin, 12-14 June, with the aim of inspiring and enabling policy-makers and practitioners to accelerate NDC implementation and climate ambition. National governments shared experience of how they are preparing to deliver their NDCs. CDKN's Mairi Dupar reports.
14th June 2019
Choosing indicators for greater transparency
At the core of the Paris Agreement is the transparency framework, which – among other things – allows countries to hold each other accountable to delivering on national commitments. To track the progress of their NDCs, governments will need to select appropriate indicators. Paul May of CDKN reports.