Can the Green Climate Fund support activities or projects that are outside the UNFCCC mandate? E.g. If the activity clearly falls within the mandate of the International Maritime (emissions from shipping) or Civil Aviation Organizations (ICAO) ? Summary: 1.             This advice provides an overview of how powers are delegated to international …

Peut-on interpréter cette disposition comme permettant une révision à la baisse de leur CDN par les Parties ? En résumé: Afin de répondre à cette question, nous avons entrepris une analyse classique de l’interprétation des traités. Notre conclusion est que, bien qu’il n’y ait rien de spécifique dans l’Accord de Paris …

How does the Global Market Based Measure (GMBM) complement emission reduction initiatives and ambition under the Paris Agreement? Summary: Article 6 of the Paris Agreement established an initiative to facilitate trade between states and promote carbon pricing on a global scale. Although countries’ Nationally Determined Contributions do not include …

What are the legal obligations of developing country parties under the Paris Agreement? Advice: Under articles 2 and 4, the general objective of the Paris Agreement (“the Agreement”) is to limit the increase in the global average temperature to “well below 2 °C” and to pursue “efforts” to limit the increase to 1.5 °C. This is …