IGES Activity on UNFCCC COP26

The 2021 United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP26) is scheduled to be held in Glasgow, United Kingdom between 31 October and 12 November. On this special webpage, you will find information on side events during COP26, as well as explanatory articles and related publications published by IGES.

Related Publications

Discussion Paper

The objective of this paper is to explain elements that are related to credit credibility and high quality carbon credits to buyers (private companies) who are considering the use of offset credits. These elements could serve as a general guidance and should be considered when purchasing offset credits from voluntary carbon markets (VCMs). In...

Research Report

This report identifies a range of possibilities. It does so by pointing out domestic and international issues that are the driving forces for social change, and referring to strategies and roadmaps put forward by governments and a range of organisations. This report summarises how these issues bring about social change and affect resource and...

Discussion Paper
Author:
Diego
Silva Herran

This paper highlights the challenges for realising Japan's long-term strategy (LTS) for decarbonisation, also referred to as the mid-century strategy (MCS), and the role of scenario analysis in the formulation and strengthening of this strategy. Although the government of Japan declared on 26 October 2020 to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions to...

Related Projects

Project
Updated: November 2021

Enhanced Transparency

Based on the Paris Agreement’s enhanced transparency framework (ETF), countries regularly provide information on their progress with national climate actions. IGES supports full implementation of the ETF by all countries, especially in Asia. This...
Project
Updated: August 2021

Special Feature on G7 & G20 in 2021

The year 2021 will be a milestone for accelerating international efforts on various environmental issues, including climate change and biodiversity: the 15th meeting of the Conference of the Parties (COP15) to the Convention on Biological Diversity...
Project
Updated: October 2020

IGES Activity on "Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC)"

This special webpage summarises key information about the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC). IGES provides technical support to the IPCC’s Task Force on National Greenhouse Gas Inventories (TFI), and several researchers also contribute...