The 13th Petersberg Climate Dialogue, was held between July 17-19 immediately following the G7 Summit and the Bonn interim negotiations, bringing together senior representatives from some 40 countries to prepare the way for COP27. As part of the Petersberg Climate Dialogue, an ICN volunteer also participated in the informal exchange with German government officials and other young civil society delegates.
At the conclusion of COP26 in November 2021, world leaders included in the final policy document, the Glasgow Climate Pact, a promise that each UNFCCC member state would submit updated targets on climate change mitigation and adaptation by COP27, or at least by the end of 2022. What happened to that promise? How many countries have actually filed updates to their national climate pledges (NDCs)?