UNFCCC must confront the political economy of net-negative emissions


Recent demands by developing countries, like India, that developed countries need to reach net-negative emissions, must be negotiated seriously under the UNFCCC. Failure to acknowledge that limiting global average temperature rise to 1.5°C leaves very little carbon budget for equitable redistribution risks further ambiguity on how to achieve the Paris Agreement’s goals.

One Earth
Aniruddh Mohan
Aniruddh Mohan
Distinguished Postdoctoral Fellow