This report examine some of the emerging challenges in climate governance and policy implementation in South Africa, and potential solutions.

The objective of this working paper is to inform policy experts, legislators and decision-makers on the recent trends in climate change policy-making around the world and to draw lessons learnt from the experiences with designing and implementing climate change legislation.

Countries, including members of the G20, should strengthen the credibility of their pledges to limit or reduce annual emissions of greenhouse gases in order to build confidence in the Paris Agreement on climate change, according to a new report published by the Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment and the ESRC Centre

Adapting to climate change requires the engagement of all actors in society. Until recently, predominant research focus has been on governments, communities and the third sector as key actors in the adaptation process.

This paper seeks to contribute to a re-framing of the debate on the equitability and ambition of actions to address climate change. It examines a sample of seven ‘burden-sharing’ approaches to setting mitigation targets which have been proposed during discussions about a new international agreement on climate change.

Over the past two years the international negotiations on climate change have focused on negotiating a comprehensive