This piece originally appeared on the National Journal "Cancun Insider" blog.
An update on the role of climate finance in the international climate negotiations.
An overview of China’s evolving domestic climate policy.
An update from the International Anti-Corruption Conference.
Recommendations for Addressing Technical Issues
this policy brief provides context, concise analysis, and recommendations to Parties for addressing carbon dioxide capture and storage (CCS) issues raised to date in the twin track United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) and Kyoto Protocol (KP) processes.
Key Challenges and Recommendations
This Working Paper summarizes the common challenges identified by greenhouse gas accounting and reporting programs at the March 2010 International Workshop of GHG Protocol-based Programs. It then goes on to present recommendations generated by workshop participants on how to best address these...
Enhancing Coordination for More Effective Interim REDD+ Financing
This working paper proposes several options for improved coordination of REDD+ financing at the national, bilateral and multilateral level. It identifies a need to balance improvements in coordination at the global level with the equal importance of promoting flexibility, learning, and country-...
Accounting Rules for Annex I Pledges in a Post-2012 Climate Agreement
This paper provides recommendations and options for harmonizing accounting rules for developed country, or Annex I, emissions reduction pledges for a post-2012 climate policy under discussion in the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change‘s (UNFCCC) Ad Hoc Working Group on Long-term...
Many – but not all – of the qualities that we value when we call for legally binding targets are within negotiators’ reach.
What will it take to put the pieces together in the international climate negotiations?