Capacity-building is the process by which an individual or organisation can obtain, improve or maintain specific skills, knowledge and/or resources needed to fulfill a goal or responsibility. Capacity-building has been identified as a vital process in the fight against the climate crisis because not all countries have equal capacity to adapt to climate change. Often the countries with the least capacity are hit first and the hardest by climate change.
Following on from the first part of this series, this article explores what the Montreal Protocol actually achieved.
Hannah explains the 2030 emission reduction targets that countries are setting for COP26. This article outlines the updated pledges which countries are making in time for COP26.
Amy discusses the subtle differences the Paris Agreement makes between countries, and the importance of certain words for binding, non-binding commitments in the Paris Agreement.