Koronivia Joint Work on Agriculture: views from Parties and observers

The vulnerabilities of agriculture to climate change and approaches to address food security in the webinar held by CMCC researcher Maria Vincenza Chiracò illustrating the FAO-CMCC summary of the submissions provided by Parties and observers to the UNFCCC on the paragraph 2 of the KJWA decision. Watch the video! […]

Climate negotiations in Katowice: the outcome of COP24

CMCC researchers attending climate negotiations tell us what happened at COP24. Watch the video of the last 2018 CMCC webinar! […]

Climate risks beyond adaptation?

Book launch “Loss and Damage from Climate Change. Concepts, Methods and Policy Options”. A presentation with insights from chapter authors – among the participants, CMCC researcher Elisa Calliari who contributed with the book chapter “The politics of (and behind) the UNFCCC’s Loss and Damage Mechanism”. On September 28, 2018, 9:30-11:00 at the London School of Economics […]

Paris rulebook: extra meeting to be held in Bangkok as deadline of COP24 looms

The halfway round of UN climate negotiations closed in Bonn with slow progress on the operational guidelines of the Paris Agreement, due to be finalized and adopted at COP24 in Katowice this December […]

Scale and transparency of finance is vital for putting Paris climate pledges into action

At UNFCCC session in Bonn, the definition of the rulebook to implement the Paris Agreement is under the spotlight, but unresolved issues on climate finance are crucial for advancing negotiations […]

Talanoa dialogue: climate change negotiations are not a diplomat-only affaire anymore

As a critical round of climate negotiations opens in Bonn, civil society, research, and private sector find new space to have their voice heard in the effort of making the Paris Agreement operational and effective […]

COP23: after Bonn, where are we with climate negotiations?

The Talanoa dialogue, the text on agriculture and the issue of Loss and Damage. The Local Communities and Indigenous People’s Platform and the Gender Action Plan to promote an inclusive and gender-responsive climate policy. The initiatives to support the most poor and vulnerable countries to the effects of climate change. The role of the civil society and the next steps.
CMCC researchers Lucia Perugini and Eleonora Cogo, members of the Italian delegation, presented the main outcomes of COP23 […]

The CMCC at the UN Climate Conference COP23 in Bonn

Decarbonization pathways, Loss & Damage, the evaluation of nationally determined contributions’ emission reduction, and the perspective of a green growth under the Paris Agreement. Side events and debate with CMCC at COP23 in Bonn […]

Paris Agreement to enter into force as EU agrees ratification

With today’s European Parliament approval, the last hurdle is cleared: the political process for EU to ratify the Paris Agreement is concluded. The EU ratification and deposit will cross the 55% emission threshold and therefore trigger the entry into force of the Paris Agreement […]

Measuring Sustainable Development Goals

In September 2015, the UN Assembly unanimously approved its new Sustainable Development Goals. It is now crucial to start preparing adequate data sets to measure the progress of each country towards a sustainable development. A new post on Carlo Carraro’s blog […]

Citizens Climate Pledge encourages citizens around the globe to make personal contributions to climate action

Global Citizens Climate Pledge announced. By signing the pledge, global citizens can show their concern about the serious risk that climate change poses for present and future generations, and commit to take personal action […]

Paris Agreement

The full text as contained in the report of the Conference of the Parties on its twenty-first session, FCCC/CP/2015/10/Add.1 […]

Up to 155 countries set to sign Paris Agreement

More than 150 governments, with US and China pushing to bring Paris climate deal into force as soon as possible, have confirmed that they will attend the signing ceremony on April 22 in New York. The Paris climate agreement needs to be approved by 55 countries accounting for at least 55% of global greenhouse gas emissions to enter into force. Last updates on events planned and the list of Parties signing the agreement […]

Commitments to sign the Paris agreement are piling up

The high-level ceremony convened by UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon in New York on April 22 is approaching and increasing number of countries have already promised to sign the global climate deal adopted at COP21: US and China, and then India, Australia, Brazil, South Africa. Over 130 countries attending the signing ceremony including some 60 world leaders, UN says. […]

Fresh Look for UNFCCC Newsroom

A new version of UNFCCC flagship website to reflect the top news and priorities following the historic Paris Climate Change Agreement and a new guide on its purpose and structure. Focus on News, Paris and Climate Action. Discover all the new sections […]