UNFCCC: from Lima to Paris

Othmar Schwank, in cooperation with  Infras and Perspectives, advised the Swiss federal administration in the further development of the Convention framework (policies and measures under UNFCCC). Focus was on strengthening of  MRV (monitoring, reporting and verification) for Paris agreement, bi-annual update reports (BUR) and on Adaptation. Separate study on  “UNFCCC alternatives” supporting the goal of a <2 degree warmer climate through a broader range of interventions such as reduction in short lived GHG emissions (black carbon, HFCs, methane CCAC Initiative) .