Doha climate conference and initial steps to Paris 2015

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Doha climate conference
and
initial steps to Paris 2015
Climate
Action
Doha: a "transition COP" between
• Durban 2011
• Launch of a new process
Paris 2015
Agreement on a global legally binding
agreement with commitments by all
Climate
Action
"Doha Climate Gateway"
1. Agreement on detailed
work plan for the
negotiation round
leading to the 2015
agreement
2. Adoption of a 2013-2020
CP2 for Kyoto Protocol
3. Closure of the old
negotiation tracks
4. Finance package
5. Loss and Damage
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Climate finance
• Continuity of climate finance after 2012
• No formal pledging round but reassurance on continuation.
• EU and number of Member States announce climate finance envisaged
in their respective 2013 budgets adding up to more than €5.5bn
• Scaling up of climate finance
• Work programme on long-term finance extended to 2013
• Ministerial Dialogue at COP 19 to consider progress made towards the
pledge of mobilising $100bn by 2020
• Adaptation Fund
• Adaptation Fund will receive a 2% levy, from CDM, NMM and from
Joint Implementation and first transfers of emission rights (AAUs)
under the Kyoto Protocol
• Green Climate Fund and Standing Committee
• Host (South Korea) and work plan agreed
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Adaptation
• Loss and damage
• Establishment of "institutional arrangements", such as International
mechanism at COP 19 in 2013
• Modalities, functions to be elaborated by COP 19
• Adaptation Committee
• Good start as the “centrepiece” of the Cancun Adaptation Framework
• Adoption of 3-year work programme bringing coherence to adaptationrelated work streams under Convention
• Possible annual Adaptation Forum in relation to future COPs
• National Adaptation Plans (NAPs)
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Guidelines for NAP process launched
Decision on Guidance to GEF on financing preparatory activities of NAP
process
Completes establishment of NAP process under the Convention
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Technology
• Establish Climate Technology Centres and
Network
• Establish a work programme for the Technology
Executive Committee
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Aviation and Maritime
• Concluded with no text
• took note of the information in the progress reports of the
International Maritime Organisation (IMO) and the
International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) and urged
these organisations to continue reporting on their activities.
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Towards 2015 Agreement
(“Durban Platform”)
• Doha = Gateway to 2015 Agreement
• Work of the Durban Platform (ADP) is on track
• Agreed next steps
• Additional meetings in April and September 2013
in Bonn
• Draft negotiation text to be prepared by end 2014
• Final legal text available in May 2015
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EU Green Paper on 2015 Agreement
• Adoption scheduled before 21 March Environment
Council
• Start EU-wide discussion on design 2015 Agreement
• Green Paper: no substantive recommendations, but
set of questions, including on issues addressed in
breakout groups
• Stakeholder consultation, including:
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Stakeholder conference
Web-based stakeholder consultation
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EU Roadmap 2050 - a cost-efficient
pathway
80% domestic
reduction in 2050
feasible
• with currently
available
technologies
• If all economic
sectors contribute
100%
80%
100%
Power Sector
80%
Current policy
60%
Residential & Tertiary
60%
Industry
40%
40%
Transport
Efficient pathway:
-25% in 2020
-40% in 2030
-60% in 2040
20%
20%
Non CO2 Agriculture
Non CO2 Other Sectors
0%
1990
2000
2010
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2020
2030
2040
0%
2050
Adaptation as an increasingly
important EU policy strand
• Climate change is already happening, we can
only influence its extent
• 2009 EU White Paper on Adaptation
• 2012 March: Launch of the European Climate
Adaptation Platform (CLIMATE-ADAPT)
• Planned for 2013: EU Adaptation Strategy
• Commission Proposal: 20% of EU budget 20142020 to be climate change related (mitigation
and adaptation)
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Thank you !
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Doubts about climate change?
• Excellent web site addressing favoured
arguments of deniers ("climate skeptics")
• www.skepticalscience.com
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