Paris Agreement: Article 6 Rulebook

After more than two decades of negotiation, 194 participating countries concluded an international treaty on climate change at the 21st UN Climate Change Conference (“COP21”), held at Paris (“the Paris Agreement”) in 2015.

While participating countries at COP24, held at Katowice, Poland, in 2018, had agreed on majority of the provisions for implementation of the Agreement, called the “Paris Rulebook”, there was, however, no agreement on the provisions for implementing Article 6. The unfinished task of Article 6 rulebook is perceived to be a major impediment in securing the climate goals under the Agreement.

Please click here to read the full article by Amar Gupta published in BW Legal World.