The Paris Agreement five years on
12 December 2020 marks the fifth anniversary of the adoption of the Paris Agreement under the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC). That also means that signatory states have to submit updated and more ambitious greenhouse gas reduction pledges: the nationally determined contribution (NDC). Where are we at when it comes to fighting the climate crisis in a spirit of climate justice? How can we increase targets to remain below 2 degrees global warming and finds ways to achieve them in a socially just manner?
Five years after Paris – what’s next?
Petrochemicals, plastic production and the EU climate agenda