ESSENTIAL BACKGROUND RESOURCES FOR COP21
The GLOBE International secretariat has compiled some essential websites and reports for participants to the GLOBE COP21 Summit, and other events and activities during COP21:
The United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change
The UN climate change convention explained and summarised
UNFCCC – Interactive Guide to the ‘Big Picture’ on Climate Change
An essential guide to the UN climate change regime, the UNFCCC negotiating process and the global effort to combat climate change.
UNFCCC – Climate Action Now: A Summary for Policymakers
This UNFCCC report (released 18/11/15) identifies good practice policies, initiatives actions that could be scaled up and replicated by Parties to realize significant mitigation potential in the pre-2020 period.
UNFCCC - Non-state Actor Zone for climate Action (NAZCA)
NAZCA registers commitments to climate action by companies, cities, subnational regions, and investors to address climate change. For example, over 250 companies, cities, regions & investors have committed to take long term climate action.
Navigating the Road through Paris – A COP21 Media Guide
Prepared by our partners at E3G, handy guide to why Paris matters, key issues in the negotiations and potential outcomes
From Copenhagen to Paris – A new era for climate action
A nice infographic from Climate Nexus illustrating progress since Copenhagen in 2009, and using GLOBE/ Grantham Institute LSE study date on climate legislation
What is COP21? The 2-minute guide
For those short of time, a pithy video guide to the most complex, and important, negotiations on climate change ever.
Men and Women Taking Action on Gender Equality and Climate Change: How Far Have We Come?
COP 20 – High-level Gender Day. 9 December 2014, Lima, Peru.
The Forests Dialogue: Linking Policy and Practice on REDD+ Benefit Sharing
COP20 – 2 December 2014, Lima Peru.
Africa in a Post-2015 New Climate Change Agreement
COP20 – 10 December 2014, Lima Peru
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