United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change
UNFCCC is the major forum for international political cooperation to reduce climate change. Black carbon is not explicitly covered by current commitments under the UNFCCC, but has more recently received attention in IPCC. The latest commitment, the UNFCCC Paris Agreement, has a goal to limit global warming to well below 2 degrees Celsius. With the focus on temperature change instead of emissions it opens up for consideration of emission reductions of non-CO2 gases and pollutants. In addition the agreement demands of countries to communicate their post-2020 climate actions to be taken. These communications are known as the Nationally Determined Contributions (NDC), and in these some countries have already included black carbon commitments.