With the start of the UN General Assembly (UNGA) week yesterday, the world has trained its eye on the 21st Conference of the Parties (COP21) in Paris at the end of the year, and focused its attentions on the the national commitments that will be required to get the world to a binding international climate agreement. In the last three days alone, over 40 countries have submitted their Intended Nationally Determined Contributions (INDCs) to the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC).
From Barbados to Benin, Burkina Faso to Brazil, countries are recognizing that they must each take ambitious action if we are to keep the world below two degrees Celsius of global warming. Read these national commitments now —
UNGA Week INDCs:
Central African Republic
Sao Tome and Principe