17 November 2016
Marrakech, Morocco

COP22 Side Event: Ratcheting up the NDCs

Researchers from IIASA and partner institutions will present results of a project focused on how individual countries can achieve emissions goals that are consistent with the 1.5° and 2°C goals set in Paris last year

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Based on a collaboration of 19 institutes from Europe, Asia and the Americas brought together by the Horizon2020-funded and IIASA-coordinated project CD-LINKS, viable strategies for ratcheting up the NDCs and their implications for the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) are presented in this official side-event at the UN Climate Change Conference (COP22) taking place in Marrakech.

In this side-event, initial project results are presented. These relate to the definition of emissions budgets consistent with the global 1.5° and 2°C goals and the exploration of NDC-harmonized roadmaps for Brazil, India, China and the EU, among others, which have been informed by national decision-makers and strategies.

Further, the implications of the NDCs for the SDGs, such as food security, water and air pollution, are assessed and analysis on how the ratcheting process could foster positive additional feedbacks between these dimensions and the climate transformation is presented.

Side-event details

17 November, 15:00-16:30 - Livestream
Observer Room: Pacific, Blue Zone
Event Flyer (PDF)


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CONTACT DETAILS

Keywan Riahi

Program Director

Energy

Senior Research Scholar

Transitions To New Technologies

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Volker Krey

Deputy Program Director

Energy

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Johanna Zilliacus

Project Officer

Energy

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CD-LINKS project

POLICY BRIEF

Between 1.5°C and 2°C — analyzing the global warming targets

PUBLICATIONS

Pahle M, Pachauri S, & Steinbacher K (2016). Can the Green Economy deliver it all? Experiences of renewable energy policies with socio-economic objectives. Applied Energy: 1331-1341. DOI:10.1016/j.apenergy.2016.06.073.

Rogelj J, den Elzen M, Höhne M, Franzen T, Fekete H, Winkler H, Schaeffer R, Sha F, et al. (2016). Paris Agreement climate proposals need a boost to keep warming well below 2°C. Nature 534: 631-639. DOI:10.1038/nature18307.

von Stechow C, Minx JC, Riahi K, Jewell J, McCollum D, Callaghan MW, Bertram C, Luderer G, et al. (2016). 2°C and SDGs: united they stand, divided they fall? Environmental Research Letters 11 (3): e034022. DOI:10.1088/1748-9326/11/3/034022.

Fricko O, Parkinson S, Johnson N, Strubegger M, van Vliet MTH, & Riahi K (2016). Energy sector water use implications of a 2°C climate policy. Environmental Research Letters 11 (3): e034011. DOI:10.1088/1748-9326/11/3/034011.

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