La serie di pubblicazioni Reflections mira a fornire approfondimenti su questioni chiave relative ai cambiamenti climatici. Analizzando in modo sintetico le attuali sfide legate alle politiche climatiche ed energetiche ed illustrando i risultati della ricerca scientifica, queste pubblicazioni digitali sono utili a stimolare la discussione su questi temi. Per ricevere “Reflections”, scrivere un’email a

Climate Finance: from Paris to Marrakech

Autore: Isabella Alloisio

The Paris Agreement recognized the need to mobilize international climate finance by making finance flows consistent with a pathway towards low greenhouse gas emissions and climate-resilient development, and asked developed economies to contribute financially to enabling developing countries to comply…

Rising uncertainties about the Climate Regime

Autore: Jaime de Melo, FERDI

The Paris Agreement, which entered into force only on November 4, is already in jeopardy, amidst rumours that the US might pull out, which could lead to a reduction in efforts by China and others. The Paris Agreement is really…

Energy-efficient buildings for low-carbon cities

Autore: Viola Polesello & Katie Johnson

Buildings represent a key area for climate change mitigation. They account for approximately 30% of global energy consumption, and in turn generate around 20% of all energy-related greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. Current trends in population growth and urbanization will lead…

Assessing the INDCs: a comparison of different approaches

Autore: Marinella Davide and Paola Vesco

The “Intended nationally determined contributions” (INDCs) communicated by both developing and developed countries represent a crucial element of the Paris agreement. This brief aims at analysing the INDCs submitted by Parties, through the different tools and approaches proposed by the…