Full Title: Understanding ‘Nationally Determined Contributions’ Under the Paris Agreement
Author(s): Center for Climate and Energy Solutions (C2ES)
Publisher(s): Center for Climate and Energy Solutions (C2ES)
Publication Date: February 20, 2021
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The core of obligation of parties to the Paris Agreement is to undertake a “nationally determined contribution” (NDC) toward the global response to global change. Parties presently are preparing and submitting their second round of NDCs stipulating their respective efforts to reduce greenhouse gas emissions through 2030. This fact sheet answers some frequently asked questions about nationally determined contributions.