The COP21 was concluded by the adoption by 195 countries on 12 December 2015, of the first international climate agreement. The text provides to limit the temperature increase below 2 degrees. It is flexible and takes into account the needs and capacities of each country.
The European Parliament met in Strasbourg, on 4 October 2016 to approve the ratification of the Paris Agreement by the European Union, while China and the United States, the two biggest polluters, have previously ratified the text in September.
COP 22 will be held in Marrakech from 7 to 18 November 2016. It is part of the COP 21 action to implement the different priorities selected in the Paris Agreement.
COP 21 was based on four pillars: the international agreement, the commitments of each State to reduce emissions, funding and agenda for action.
As part of the agenda for action, ATEC ITS France, in partnership with the association TOPOS Aquitaine, is the origin of private initiative ITS4C presented at COP21. This initiative is encouraged and followed by the Ministry of Environment, Energy and the Sea. It aims to put in place concrete actions to encourage the transport actors and mobility development to use the ITS to reduce GHG emissions. These actions are part of the objectives of the COP 21.
The PPMC (Paris Process on Mobility and Climate) is an open and inclusive platform that meets all the international organizations and initiatives that support action on transport and climate change.