Expert Perspectives

Well-known specialists in their fields add their perspective on key topics related to long-term strategies. The expert perspectives series is organized into four critical themes, each encompassing several topics. For each topic, experts developed short opinion papers, responding to a writing prompt that framed the topic at hand.

To download the books that compile more than sixty expert perspectives on key topics related to the development of long-term strategies, click here for Volume 1 and click here for Volume 2.

This theme provides a big picture overview of long-term strategies, covering key topics such as the purpose and elements of long-term strategies, aligning short- and medium-term goals with the long-term goals of the Paris Agreement and the role of adaptation and finance.
This theme explores qualitative and quantitative approaches for developing long-term strategies, including setting emission reduction targets and undertaking modeling exercises.
The integration of sustainable development, governance and capacity-building objectives in long-term strategies.
Sectoral approaches to long-term strategies, including land use and energy, as well as managing the transition for workers in carbon-intensive industries.