Key Terms & Agreements

What is an NDC? Find out more about the status of the Nationally Determined Contributions that Parties to the Paris Read more
Article 6 of the Paris Agreement covers the voluntary cooperation that could happen between the countries, private and public entities Read more
Capacity-building is the process by which an individual or organisation can obtain, improve or maintain specific skills, knowledge and/or resources Read more
This article outlines the basics about climate change mitigation and current actions of international implementation. Read more
While climate change mitigation is important, so is also adaptation to it. This article describes what adaptation to climate change Read more
Following on from the first part of this series, this article explores what the Montreal Protocol actually achieved. Read more
Hannah explains the 2030 emission reduction targets that countries are setting for COP26. This article outlines the updated pledges which Read more
Amy discusses the subtle differences the Paris Agreement makes between countries, and the importance of certain words for binding, non-binding Read more
Through its 29 articles, the Paris Agreement commits governments across the world to address the climate crisis through ambitious target Read more
This article briefly the UNFCCC Secretariat, which works to support countries in meeting global climate change targets. Its history and Read more
Remember the hole in the ozone layer? Read on to find out the role of the Montreal Protocol in repairing Read more
Moving from an extractive linear economy to a sustainable circular economy while minimising environmental degradation and avoiding future harm to Read more
The CDM rewards developed countries who aid developing countries in their sustainable development, by issuing sustainable development projects with Certified Read more
Adopted in 1997, it came into effect in 2005: the first to give GHG emissions reductions targets per country to Read more