Achieving Paris climate goals calls for increasing ambition of the Kigali Amendment

Purohit, P. ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-7265-6960, Borgford-Parnell, N., Klimont, Z. ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-2630-198X, & Höglund-Isaksson, L. ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0001-7514-3135 (2021). Achieving Paris climate goals calls for increasing ambition of the Kigali Amendment. Nature Portfolio 10.21203/rs.3.rs-948327/v1. (Submitted)

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Abstract

We assess that full global compliance with the Kigali Amendment to the Montreal Protocol will not provide emission reductions consistent with the 1.5oC target of the Paris Agreement. Following the Montreal Protocol’s start-and-strengthen approach to refrigerant management, fast-tracking hydrofluorocarbon phase-down under the Kigali Amendment would result in additional reductions vital for achieving the Paris climate goals. This would also increase chances of staying below 1.5oC additional warming throughout this century.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Kigali Amendment; Paris climate goals; Montreal Protocol
Research Programs: Energy, Climate, and Environment (ECE)
Energy, Climate, and Environment (ECE) > Pollution Management (PM)
Depositing User: Michaela Rossini
Date Deposited: 18 Oct 2021 06:57
Last Modified: 18 Oct 2021 06:57
URI: http://pure.iiasa.ac.at/17502

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