Domestic implications of the Paris Agreement and Rulebook

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Date produced: 10/06/2019

What may be the possible implications of the Paris Rulebook for law, policy and further action in developing countries?


The table provides an initial overview on the potential national implications that the Paris Agreement and the subsequent decisions on its implementation adopted in Katowice (the so called Rulebook) may have for developing country Parties to meet their commitments under the Paris Agreement, benefit from its provisions and contribute to its further development.