- Reforming Fossil Fuel Subsidies through the WTO and International Trade Agreements
- First COP21 RIPPLES stakeholder workshop
- Second Coal Transitions Stakeholder Workshop
- SB 46 side event: ‘Policy Solutions for a Climate Friendly Materials Sector’
- Second Workshop on Policy Design for a Climate-Friendly Materials Sector
- COP22: Events and Exhibit
- Carbon-CAP Final Stakeholder Workshop
- Coal Transitions Stakeholder Meeting
Carbon-CAP Final Report
Climate Strategies Newsletter: May 2017
Policies for Climate Friendly Innovation and Investment in Materials
The COP21 outcome represents an important new strategic context for EU climate policy. Analysing the implications of this new context requires an interdisciplinary approach, combining analysis of the evolution of the international climate regime as well as of NDCs and their socio-economic implications.
Such analysis is also urgent, given the timelines imposed by the Paris Agreement for a “facilitative dialogue” in 2018 with a view to creating the conditions for the revision of NDC in 2020.
In order to address the context described above, this project has four objectives:
- Assess the adequacy of the NDCs submitted at COP21 in light of the global temperature target of limiting warming to 2°C/1.5°C, through the analysis of GHG scenarios and energy system scenarios.
- Assess the implications of NDCs and deeper mitigation pathways on other European socio-economic objectives, related to innovation and technology deployment; trade and competiveness; investment, financial flows and economic growth; and global energy markets and energy security.
- Assess the adequacy of the outcomes of COP21, and the implications and opportunities emerging from ongoing UNFCCC negotiations. The project will undertake a social sciences-based (in particular international law and international relations) assessment of the outcome of COP21.
- Policy recommendations for EU climate policy and climate diplomacy.
The project officially launched in December 2016 and will run for three years.
The first project meeting was held in Paris in January 2017. This meeting provided the first opportunity for consortium members to present initial ideas and gather feedback for the scope of the project.
We will be launching our official project website in March 2017.Share: