In 2015, 196 countries adopted the Paris Agreement: the world’s first ever legally binding treaty on climate change having the goal to limit global warming to 1.5°C or maximum 2°C above pre-industrial levels. Eight years on, so much has happened – both in terms of climate change and climate action.
On Friday 27 October the European Climate Stocktake event – EU and global progress towards the goals of the Paris Agreement was organised to reflect on the EU and the world’s progress towards the goals of the Paris Agreement.
The event aimed to contribute to the discussion in the run-up to the Global Stocktake, the UNFCCC’s first review of the global progress made in implementing the Paris Agreement, which will conclude at COP28 in November 2023.
Some members from the JPI Climate and MAGICA community attended the event and participated in an open discussion with high-level policymakers from the European Union and across the world, as well as speakers representing a range of stakeholders including international organizations, business, NGOs, academia, youth and others.
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