Countries pledged as part of the 2015 Paris Agreement to update their national climate plans (NDCs) every five years. This year is the first test of their intent to strengthen their commitments and reduce emissions enough to limit global temperature rise to 1.5-2 degrees C. This long-term vision cannot happen without setting ambitious climate plans now. [Originally published on wri.org]
Posted on March 12, 2020
Towards meeting the demands of the Paris agreement, the Federal Government has begun review of its Nationally Determined Contributions (NDC).
Posted on March 9, 2020
The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), says it is committed to support at least 100 countries to ensure that their Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs) were more technically robust.
Posted on March 7, 2020
When the gavel came down on the Paris Agreement in 2015, governments formally acknowledged that their national climate targets collectively would not meet the goal of limiting warming to 1.5˚C. So they undertook to do the first update of their 2030 targets which are part of a country’s NDC by 2020.
Posted on February 19, 2020
Mission 1.5, launches worldwide on February 13. It will give people a direct way to communicate to their governments the change they want to see.
Posted on February 13, 2020