ACT 2015 Publications
The ACT 2015 consortium has conducted quantitative analysis looking at the mitigation costs, avoided damage, co-benefits, and environmental and economic consequences of the elements of the Steady, the Dynamic and the Pioneer propositions. Find the draft paper here.
ACT 2015 has released research on key elements of the 2015 climate agreement:
- Race to the Top: Driving Ambition In the Post-2020 International Climate Agreement
- Options for a Compliance Mechanism in a 2015 Climate Agreement
- Characteristics of Mitigation Commitments
ACT 2015 is also in the process of finalizing research to answer these additional questions:
- How can the agreement support countries so they can both adapt to the existing and future impacts and be able to manage loss and damage?
- What kind of finance provisions should the agreement include and for what?
- How could the agreement provide transparency and accountability through its Measurement, Reporting, and Verification provisions?
- What legal form should the agreement include for which provisions?
- What incentives could the agreement include?
- How can equity and fairness be implemented across the agreement?
- Designing National Commitments to Drive Measurable Emissions Reductions After 2020 (WRI)
- A Pathway to a Climate Change Agreement in 2015: Options for Setting and Reviewing GHG Emission Reduction Offers (WRI)
- Building International Climate Cooperation (WRI)
- Building the Climate Change Regime (WRI)
- Possible elements of a 2015 legal agreement on climate change (IDDRI)
- Feasibility of GHG emissions phase-out by mid-century (Ecofys)
- Regional GHG reduction targets based on effort sharing: a comparison of studies (Ecofys)
- Towards a policy menu to strengthen the ambition to mitigate greenhouse gases (Ecofys)