Paris Agreement and Rulebook – Gaps and next steps

Briefing paper

All reasonable efforts have been made to ensure the accuracy of this information at the time the advice was produced (please refer to the date produced below). However, the materials have been prepared for informational purposes only and may have been superseded by more recent developments. They do not constitute formal legal advice or create a lawyer-client relationship. You should seek legal advice to take account of your own interests. To the extent permitted any liability is excluded. Those consulting the database may wish to contact LRI for clarifications and an updated analysis.

Date produced: 01/05/2019

In Katowice, Parties adopted rules and guidelines to make the Paris Agreement operational (the so-called “Rulebook”). In some areas, however, only limited agreement was reached. The table highlights gaps in the work envisaged under the Paris Agreement. It further outlines some of the future stages in the application and review of the rules for its implementation.

Downloads available