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.
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.
In this guest blog Richard Munang and Jesica Andrews highlight the urgent and increasing importance of adaptation for Africa, actions already underway and the need to prioritize adaptation in the 2015 climate change 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”.
This new mini mind map shows some of the challenges for the 2015 climate change agreement and possible responses, for example adopting the new legal agreement as an amendment by majority vote.