INDC Content Explorer: Understanding national climate goals

INDC Content Explorer: Understanding national climate goals

March 18, 2016 - 12:34
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The Klimalog Project Team of the German Development Institute / Deutsches Institut für Entwicklungspolitik (DIE) has produced the interactive INDC Content Explorer:The INDC Content Explorer allows you to search through countries' national climate plans (INDCs).



As a result of the United Nations (UN) climate negotiations in Warsaw in 2013, all countries were invited to submit a climate action plan – or “Intended Nationally Determined Contribution” (INDC) – as part of the preparations for the 2015 UN climate summit in Paris (COP21). The innovation of this instrument lies in the fact that it is universal (each country formulates one) and that they are formulated “bottom-up” (countries set their own priorities and ambitions). In theory, this stimulates countries’ selfdifferentiation of responsibilities and capabilities to address climate change.

Read the Discussion Paper on INDC data: "Self-Differentiation of Countries' Responsibilities: Addressing Climate Change through Intended Nationally Determined Contributions"