Searching with a thematic focus on International climate change negotiations, Climate change

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    Emissions trading and climate diplomacy between Europe and China

    Norwegian Institute for International Affairs, 2016
    Over the past decade, the EU has been following a “policy of unconditional  engagement”  vis-à-vis  the  People’s  Republic  of China, pursuing its promotion of effective multilateralism. In the field of climate change, China has been an increasingly important member of the UNFCCC process and a key target of European engagement policies.
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    New climate investments must strengthen sustainable development and minimize trade-offs

    Deutsches Institut für Entwicklungspolitik / German Development Institute (GDI), 2015
    The impacts of global warming threaten to undermine the core objectives of sustainable development: Large-scale investments that aim to reduce greenhouse gases (GHG) are indispensable. A just low-carbon transformation requires that mitigation investments seek to generate sustainable development (SD) benefits while also minimizing their adverse effects.
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    Counting on nature: how governments plan to rely on ecosystems for their climate strategies: An analysis based on Intended Nationally Determined Contributions and the Paris Agreement

    Institut du développement durable et des relations internationales (IDDRI) / Institute for Sustainable Development and International Relations, 2016
    In Warsaw in November 2013, by its decision 1/CP.19, the Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) invited “all Parties to initiate or intensify domestic preparations for their intended nationally determined contributions...towards achieving the objective of the Convention...”.
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    A place for subnational governments at the international climate negotiating table

    South African Institute of International Affairs, 2016
    It can be difficult for subnational governments and cities to acquire a place at the negotiating table for international climate events, such as UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) gatherings. This is despite the fact that subnational governments are often best placed to implement the outcomes of climate change negotiations.
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    Post-Paris: taking forward the Global Climate Change Deal

    Chatham House [Royal Institute of International Affairs], UK, 2016
    The Paris Agreement, reached at COP21, was a triumph of diplomacy.
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    Moving on towards a workable climate regime

    Fondation pour les études et recherches sur le développement international / Foundation for International Development Study and Research, 2016
    The Paris Agreement (PA) signed by 175 parties is now a Treaty since a quorum of signatories has been obtained.
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    Policy brief on Intended Nationally Determined Contributions (INDCs)

    South Centre, 2015
    The issue of ‘intended nationally determined contributions’ (INDCs) has come to be one of the important components of the process towards the UNFCCC’s 21st Confer-ence of Parties (COP21) to be held in Paris in December 2015.
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    Brexit: implications for climate change commitments

    Overseas Development Institute, 2016
    When the UK voted to leave the EU, climate change was far from the minds of both the electorate and politicians. Climate change had scarcely featured in the referendum campaign.
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    World Economic and Social Survey 2016: climate change resilience – an opportunity for reducing inequalities

    Department of Economic and Social Affairs, United Nations, 2016
    The World Economic and Social Survey 2016: Climate Change Resilience – An Opportunity for Reducing Inequalities contributes to the debate on the implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.
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    Human rights implications of climate change mitigation actions

    CDM Watch / Carbon Market Watch, 2015
    Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) have recognized that they should fully respect human rights in all climate-related actions, and, at the time they negotiated the 1992 UNFCCC in Rio de Janeiro, principles of public participation and sustainable development were at the forefront of their minds, as embodied in the Rio Declaration of the same conference.