Experts on Climate Change issues from BASIC countries (Brazil, South Africa, India and China) met and discussed climate equity over several meetings in 2010 and 2011. This group included a Prayas representative and has prepared ‘a synthesis document on the issue of equitable access to sustainable development’.

The background document explaining the methodology (GDR type approach) behind the South African proposal with respect to A1 targets for the next 2 commitment periods.

This paper draws on research in the public domain, in order to provide an analytical basis for a proposal on possible quantified emission reduction commitments for Annex 1 countries under the Kyoto Protocol.