Mark Caine is Government Affairs Lead at the World Economic Forum’s Centre for the Fourth Industrial Revolution. He was formerly Special Adviser for Infrastructure and Energy at the African Union Commission, and Policy Adviser for Energy and Environment at the United Kingdom’s Foreign and Commonwealth Office.
A viable, least-cost pathway to a low greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions future must lie within the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) Paris Agreement. The rulebook for the Agreement was in many ways rewritten at the 2018 United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP24) in Katowice, Poland. The flexible nature of the Agreement allows the international community to shift course as necessary.29th August 2019