REPORT: In a new report, Climate Advisers introduces the concept of a Contingent International Commitment (CIC), explains the benefits, and shows how countries could make use of CICs to enhance their emissions reduction targets and help bridge the “ambition gap” in the next round of updated Nationally Determined Contributions, due in 2020.
PUBLICATION: In 2015, nearly 200 countries came together to adopt the Paris Agreement. Parties to this historic accord committed to take steps both to limit warming to well under two degrees Celsius above pre-industrial levels and to increase resilience to the impacts of climate change.Read More »
POLICY PAPER: If you haven’t heard of blockchain yet, you soon will. From its beginnings as a system for verifying Bitcoin transactions, blockchain is now sweeping the world of finance and expanding into other areas of business and public policy. And it’s already being touted as a tool for facilitating climate-related transactions, including results-based payments for REDD+ – as outlined in a recent policy paper from Climate Advisers, Lestari Capital and Lykke.Read More »