by Eliza Northrop and Chad Smith - September 2016
WRI assessed the national constitutions of the top 100 greenhouse gas emitters to understand the process by which each country is authorized to deposit its instrument of ratification, acceptance, or approval and join the Paris Agreement as a Party. The extent and breadth of domestic political support that each country will need in order to join the Paris Agreement will depend, at least in part, on its type of process for joining the Agreement. This analysis forms the basis of the Domestic Approval Map within WRI’s Paris Agreement Tracker.
by Neelam Singh, Jared Finnegan and Kelly Levin - August 2016
This paper disentangles the term MRV and examines the three types of mitigation-related MRV.