A change of climate: COP21 debrief from Paris - Key take-aways and how businesses can get involved

Carbon Markets and Renewable Energy Update

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Since the momentous Paris Agreement was officially adopted in the final weeks of 2015, there have been many celebrations and comments made globally.

Before COP21, we sent you our predictions for the Paris Agreement and analysis of what the INDCs mean for business, available here. As businesses enter a new year in 2016, we want to share with you some further insights from our direct experiences from within the COP21 negotiating room in Paris.

This update:

  • outlines the key mechanisms of the Paris Agreement;
  • provides a high level overview of how these mechanisms work together; and
  • includes information on how the Paris Agreement may directly affect the international business community.