Can a share of proceeds for adaptation from transactions under Article 6.2, Paris Agreement, based on net flows over a certain period of time (rather than individual EU ETS trades) be achieved by relying on article 30.1 of the revised Phase IV EU ETS Directive without the need to obtain the approval of the European Parliament […]

Can you clarify the new reporting requirements under Article 13 PA and the guidelines currently being developed in terms of information to be provided both in relation to actions taken (Article 13.5) and support received (Article 13.6) and their frequency? Advice: 1. Introduction The Paris Agreement (PA) establishes a transparency framework (Art.13.1) …

When does decision 1/CP.21 (in particular paras.90, 91, 97, 98) envisage the replacement of the current MRV system with the new transparency system under Art.13 of the Paris Agreement?  Can you explain what “shall build upon and eventually supersede” (in para.98 of 1/CP.21) means? Advice: 1. Replacement of MRV system COP decision 1/CP.21[1], …

Interprétation de la s.114 Décision 1/CP.21 Réponse En vertu de l’article 4.3 de la Convention-cadre des Nations Unies sur les changements climatiques (CCNUCC), les pays développés se sont engagés à fournir des fonds en vue de couvrir « la totalité des coûts convenus encourus » liés aux changements climatiques survenant dans les pays en …

During the SBSTA discussions on the technology framework in Bonn in May 2018, Norway requested that headings with “actions” in the informal document SBSTA 48 agenda item 5 “Updated draft of the technology framework under Article 10, paragraph 4, of the Paris Agreement” (most recent version dated 8 May 2018) be changed to “activities” to …