Time is Running Out: Carbon Markets Cannot Replace More Ambitious National Commitments — Particularly in Transport
Read our blog after COP25 in Madrid, arguing that we need ambitious commitments for the transport sector. NDC enhancement in 2020 will be crucial.
The amount of evidence is rapidly increasing and overwhelming: the era of coal-fired power production is nearly over. Nearly… so let’s explore what is happening and why.
Ms. Meier is a secretary. She lives and works in a small town in Germany. She has – very likely – never heard of the Paris Agreement, nor would it interest her. Let’s discuss why Ms. Meier is nevertheless key to the success of the Paris Agreement.
The Gambia developed its Intended Nationally Determined Contribution (INDC) for submission to the UNFCCC in advance of the Paris Agreement. Together with Sandra Freitas from Climate Analytics we looked at some initial lessons from the process.
Lima provided another step in the right direction – albeit a baby step, where what we need is a leap. The UNFCCC and the new agreement is just one tool, that needs to be complemented by broader action, including a continuation and strengthening of the divestment movement.
The report provides an overview of the technical solutions, current market trends and policies, and recommendations how to enhance the use of renewables in the road transport sector.
I assist the UNFCCC secretariat in coordinating the technical analysis of six BURs and four BR4 submissions of developed country Parties.