European Capacity Building Initiative

An Ambition Cycle for the Paris Agreement: The risks of not agreeing in Glasgow

Most countries will follow paragraph 24 of Paris Decision 1/CP.21 in the absence of agreement on an Ambition Cycle at the next climate conference. This comes with significant risks - not only to national ambition to address climate change and its impacts, but also to the process of assessing overall global progress, and of replenishing climate funds on the basis of national needs.

Publication Date: 
August, 2020
Benito Müller and Kishan Kumarsingh