Paris Agreement, Article 3
Forthcoming in G Van Calster & L Reins, Research Handbook on Climate Change Mitigation (E Elgar, 2020)
21 Pages Posted: 29 Feb 2020
Date Written: February 27, 2020
The introduction of “nationally determined contributions” into the Paris Agreement was a risky if necessary strategy. NDCs are risky in that they are a novel device which could well underdeliver the key climate goods of mitigation, adaptation, and finance; but they are necessary given that they were likely the only means to achieve buy-in from key negotiating parties.
Keywords: Nationally determined contributions, differentiation, progression
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