Argentina, Australia, Canada, Saudi Arabia, Turkey and the United States have not been undertaking sufficient domestic efforts to match their pledged nationally determined contributions (NDCs) to the agreement, according to the study presented on the sidelines of the 22nd Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP22).
The study was co-conducted by the Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment, and the Economic and Social Research Council Center for Climate Change Economics and Policy at the London School of Economics and Political Science.
The report concludes that the six countries “lack overall framework legislation or regulation on climate change, and need to move from sectoral to economy-wide targets and extend the time frame of their targets to 2030.”
The six countries also are “either behind on meeting their 2020 targets or have not set any,” it added. Enditem