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The 2015 climate agreement: should countries qualify first to join the best part?

In this new blog post Joy Hyvarinen explains why FIELD is considering if a special category, open only to countries that try extra hard, could help to make a strong new climate agreement. Perhaps everyone should not automatically go to the top in a bottom-up system? Countries that do could be recognized and rewarded.

Expanded graphic: examples of possible building blocks and options for the 2015 climate agreement

This expanded graphic shows examples of possible building blocks and options for the 2015 climate agreement. It includes: INDCs/NDCs; review processes; a special list, annex or optional protocol for Parties with above-adequate NDCs; and form and decision-making rules of the 2015 agreement.

Graphic: examples of possible design elements for the 2015 climate agreement

This new graphic shows some examples of possible design elements for the 2015 climate agreement. They include a special list, annex or optional protocol for Parties with above-adequate NDCs and a system of integrated review processes with a central review for strengthening contributions, designed as “many small steps”.