The Paris Agreement is a Ship, and We are Both Oarsmen and Captain

Wupppertal Institut - Amalyse COP24The Paris Agreement confounds those looking for a top-down, one-size-fits all global solution. That’s because it’s a framework within which workable solutions can emerge, and a recent analysis from the Wuppertal Institute offers a simple allegory for explaining that. Think of it, they write, as an old ship coming out of drydock. It’s a work of beauty, but it won’t sail itself.

read more at Ecosystem Marketplace … download the Analysis of the Wuppertal Institute

Die jährliche Konferenz des internationalen Klimaregimes fand vom 2. bis 15. Dezember 2018 in Katowice (Polen) statt. Die Wissenschaftlerinnen und Wissenschaftler des Wuppertal Instituts waren vor Ort und veröffentlichen nach ihrer Kurzanalyse nun ihre detaillierte Analyse “Paris Agreement: Ship Moves Out of the Drydock” mit den zentralen Konferenzergebnissen. Der Bericht diskutiert unter anderem auch andere aktuelle Klimaschutz-Aktivitäten staatlicher und nicht-staatlicher Akteurinnen und Akteure.

weiterlesen bei Wuppertal Institut … die Analyse des W.I. herunterladen


COP24 outcomes and analysis report

Fine Print of Paris Agreement Adopted, Implementation PendingCOP 24Logo Wuppertal InstitutOn 15 December 2018, this year’s UN climate conference concluded with the adoption of the “Katowice Climate Package”. This set of decisions operationalises the 2015 Paris Agreement by setting out detailed guidelines on how to implement its various elements. Researchers from the Wuppertal Institute attended the conference and have now summarised the key outcomes of the negotiations. Their initial findings show that while COP24 in Katowice prepared the technical framework for climate action and thus marks a significant step forward, the mitigation ambitions of most major emitting countries still fall far short of what would be necessary. An in-depth analysis report will be published in January. …

  • Key outcomes of COP24
  • In-depth analysis report to be published in January

read more at the Wuppertal Institute

The complete assessment of the 23rd Climate Change Conference COP23 in Bonn

Team des Wuppertal Instituts bei COP23

COP23 Analysis: The Calm Before the Storm

A detailed analysis of the 23rd world climate conference COP23 in Bonn

Wuppertal Institute for Climate, Environment and Energy

From 6th to 17th November 2017, the 23rd Conference of the Parties (COP23) to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) was held in Bonn under the presidency of Fiji. Hermann Ott and collegues from the Wuppertal Institute who attended the conference have now published an in-depth analysis of the key results of the conference.

A first assessment of the Climate Change Conference COP23 in Bonn

Logo Wuppertal InstitutFrom 6 to 17 November, the 23rd Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP23) was held in Bonn under the presidency of Fiji. Among the key issues addressed at the conference were defining implementation rules for the Paris Agreement, support for countries in the Global South in dealing with the effects of climate change and preparation of the first global review of climate action in time for COP24 in Katowice, Poland, at the end of next year.