adelphi is a Berlin-based independent think tank and public policy consultancy on climate, energy, environment and development. Its mission is to improve global governance through research, dialogue and advice. adelphi plays an overarching coordinating role for the V-LED project and keeps the interlinkages amongst V-LED countries, and between them and the global level.
The IPCC special report on global warming of 1.5°C reaffirms the urgency of the Paris Agreement. To avoid dangerous consequences, global greenhouse gas emissions must reach net-zero by 2050. While the international UNFCCC climate regime has managed to orchestrate national climate commitments, current national mitigation targets fall well short of achieving the low-carbon transformation.
Our expert roundtable brings together IKI projects working on vertical integration and local climate action across diverse geographies such as South Africa, Mexico and Indonesia.