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Stronghold for Environmental Integrity?

New JIKO Policy Paper Analyses Additionality Concept in the context of the Paris Agreement

January 2018 - Additionality is a key criterion that is crucial for safeguarding the environmental integrity of the Paris Agreement, especially in the context of the cooperative approaches under the agreement's Article 6. A new JIKO Policy Paper reviews key concepts for additionality testing. The paper then highlights the challenges with establishing additionality, that is establishing a causal relationship between a policy intervention and a proposed activity. Finally, the Policy Paper discusses aspects of international governance with respect to additionality.