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Ten documents in the library in the category Negotiations

Negotiations: Negotiations in our context are generally deliberations among nations with the intention of achieving agreements whereby members commit to take certain mitigation actions, normally within certain timescales. Sometimes these agreements include commitments to aid less developed countries. The various UN sponsored Conference Of Parties - COP meetings are familiar examples.
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This Synthesis Report is based on the assessment carried out by the three Working Groups (WGs) of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC). It provides an integrated view of climate change as the final part of the IPCC’s Fourth Assessment Report (AR4). Topic 1 summarizes observed changes in climate and their effects on natural and human systems, regardless of their causes, while Topic 2 assesses the causes of the observed changes. Topic 3 presents projections of future climate change and related impacts under different scenarios. Topic 4 discusses adaptation and mitigation options over the next few decades and their interactions with sustainable development. Excellent example of the thinking and methodology, but not the most recent data. moreless
also in categories agriculture, economics, energy, forests, government, international references, plans and scenarios moreless
A public database of submitted INDCs. This data can be used to calculate a worldwide mitigation response. These commitments are expected to improve over time. moreless
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A United Nations overview of climate issues, activities, and science. This interactive guide gathers and shares information on GHG emissions, national policies and best practices including mitigation, adaption, and climate finance. Users can simulate policy options and view results. moreless
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The phrase “put a price on carbon” is becoming common in corporate and government conversation. The World Bank Group, business groups, and investors have called on governments and corporations to support carbon pricing as a way to bring down emissions and drive investment into cleaner options. moreless MTD.Aiken.pdf
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Plaintiffs, a diverse group of American children, argue that they have constitutional rights and government has an obligation to protect the climate for future generations. moreless
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Since the beginning of the UN’s international climate activities, measuring, reporting and verification (MRV) of Parties’ progress has been an important activity. For climate change mitigation recommendations to be effective and a useful planning tool, parties need reliable information on emissions and actions, both at home and worldwide. MRV is a term used to describe all measures which states take to collect data on emissions, mitigation actions and support, to compile this information in reports and inventories, and to subject these to international review or analysis. moreless
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US commitment to COP22. This document lays out a strategy to deeply decarbonize the U.S. economy by 2050. This document has been presented immediately after the US 2016 election results. At this point in time, little is known about the future of these very worthwhile commitments. moreless
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The 4th November 2016, the Paris Agreement entered into force. 94 countries have ratified the Agreement. Ratification turns their Intended Nationally Determined Contributions (INDCs) into Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs). Most countries didn’t modify their INDCs. In total, there are now 162 NDCs and INDCs covering 191 countries, who are collectively responsible for more than 99% of global greenhouse gas emissions. moreless
also in categories agriculture, coal, economics, effects, energy, forests, fossil fuel, habitation, industry, plans and scenarios, transportation moreless
Nine propositions to take Europe to a post-carbon era before 2050. moreless
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Climate risks cover multiple aspects, including scientific, economic, legal and political. The legal aspect is taking on a more prominent role, and is gradually becoming a useful tool. In French. moreless

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