Article 3: Aims, objectives and principles

Navraj Singh Ghaleigh, Cleo Verkuijl

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)peer-review


The introduction of “nationally determined contributions” into the Paris Agreement was a risky if necessary strategy. NDCs are risky in that they are a novel device which could well underdeliver the key climate goods of mitigation, adaptation, and finance; but they are necessary given that they were likely the only means to achieve buy-in from key negotiating parties.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationThe Paris Agreement on Climate Change
Subtitle of host publicationA Commentary
EditorsGeert Van Calster, Leonie Reins
PublisherEdward Elgar Publishing
Number of pages15
ISBN (Print)9781788979184
Publication statusPublished - 23 Mar 2021

Publication series

NameElgar Commentaries Series
PublisherEdward Elgar Publishing


  • climate change
  • climate law
  • climate constitutionalism


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