COP23 Side Event
7 November 2017
A European Perspective: Adequacy of the Paris Agreement towards Facilitating Global Decarbonisation
Tuesday, 7th of November 2017, 10:00 – 11:30
EU Pavilion (Room Brussels)
The event presented recent work for the ongoing COP21 RIPPLES project, focused on low-carbon transition and socio-economic implications of the Paris Agreement and the role of international climate governance. The event:
- Provided an overview of the project scope and objectives
- Detailed the transformation required in the energy system to go beyond the 2°C target and how innovation in low-carbon technologies can foster ambition
- Discussed the core functions of international governance of climate, and how governance institutions can address sectoral transformation challenges
The event was followed by a concluding panel session.
Please find the agenda and presentations below, available for download.