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2040 Climate Target: How the EU Plans to Cut Emissions by 90 Percent
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A Sign-Off from COP28
COP28: A layered approach to the Global Goal on Adaptation Framework

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Climate finance issues to watch at COP28
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Technology Triumphs: How U.S. Policy is Accelerating Business Investment
The Global Goal on Adaptation at COP28 (Technical Paper)

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Options for a Politically-Salient Headline for the Global Goal on Adaptation

The outcome of the Paris Agreement established the Global Goal on Adaptation (GGA), not as a quantitative goal but as a shared aspiration. The GGA will be one of the goals against which the global stocktake (GST) will assess collective …

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Outcomes of the UN Climate Change Conference in Sharm El-Sheikh

Labeled the “implementation COP” for being the first conference held after the last of the Paris Agreement’s rulebook was agreed in Glasgow, the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) 27th Conference of the Parties (COP27) in Sharm el-Sheikh, …

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Knowns and unknowns for loss and damage post COP27
What does the COP26 Outcome on Article 6 Mean for Non-Party Stakeholders?

Article 6 of the Paris Agreement established a framework for countries to cooperate in achieving their climate commitments (nationally determined contributions, NDCs), using market mechanisms to enable greater ambition than they could achieve independently. The Paris Agreement implementing guidance finalized …

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