National net zero targets and climate litigation have strengthened markedly in recent years, and UNFCCC’s new Recognition and Accountability Framework and implementation plan should drive further transparency. This side event, hosted by Net Zero Tracker, discussed critical opportunities to match the ever-growing take-up of net zero targets with increased robustness to, in turn, unlock ambition loops and regain climate momentum.


Richard Black, Senior Associate, Energy & Climate Intelligence Unit


  • Alina Averchenkova, Governance and Legislation, Grantham Research Institute, LSE
  • Todd Edwards, UNFCCC
  • Emily Faint, British Standards Institution
  • Professor Angel Hsu, Data-Driven EnviroLab 
  • Camilla Hyslop, Net Zero Tracker, University of Oxford
  • Dr Takeshi Kuramochi, NewClimate Institute
COP28: Early retirement of fossil fuel assets
Venue IDFC pavilion, Blue Zone
Date 11 Dec 2023
Start time 06:30 pm

This side event aimed to support development banks to learn how they could best mobilise finance to enable ambitious early retirement...

COP28: Turning the Global Stocktake into Action on the Ground
Venue SE Room 1, Zone B6
Date 09 Dec 2023
Start time 04:45 pm

At COP28, negotiators must deliver a rapid response plan to the Global Stocktake that decarbonizes economies at a pace and depth scale...

COP28: Funding the Green Transition: Navigating Developing Countries’ Climate Finance Needs
Venue SE Room 8, Zone B6
Date 09 Dec 2023
Start time 03:00 pm

In the context of the Global Stocktake and negotiations on the NCQC to mobilise climate finance, this side event discussed articulation...

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