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From Dubai to Belem: A High-Level Dialogue on Strengthening National Climate Commitments (NDCs)

On February 20, World Resources Institute organized a high-level dialogue on how the next round of national climate commitments must offer a step change in our collective efforts to avert climate catastrophe.  Prominent government leaders and experts unpacked the clear signals from the COP28 summit, the level of ambition that is needed by 2035 and described the practical steps that countries can take now to prepare for tabling robust climate plans well ahead of the 2025 summit in Belem.

Speakers included:

  • Ana Toni, National Secretary for Climate Change at the Ministry of Environment and Climate Change, Brazil
  • Tomas Anker Christensen, Climate Ambassador, Denmark
  • Laura Cozzi, Director of Sustainability, Technology and Outlooks, International Energy Agency
  • Taryn Fransen, Director of Science, Research, and Data, Climate Program, World Resources Institute
  • David Waskow, Director, International Climate Initiative, World Resources Institute, World Resources Institute (moderator)