Today the United States is expected to submit a letter to the UNFCCC restating its intent to withdraw from the Paris Agreement on climate change. This letter has no formal legal function. Per the terms of the Paris Agreement, no Party can officially announce an intention to withdraw until November 4, 2019, and then can't leave the Agreement for another year afterwards.
President Trump isn't going to renegotiate the Paris Agreement. A deal needs partners, and the rest of the world isn't interested—they're busy moving ahead with climate action.
Supporting national governments with the tools and resources they need to track progress toward meeting their national climate commitments and to strengthen climate action.
Roundtable at the House Committee on Science, Space and Technology: Embracing a 21st Century, Low-Carbon Economy
Opening Remarks of Manish Bapna, Executive Vice President, World Resources Institute
On June 20, Executive Vice President of the World Resources Institute Manish Bapna spoke to the House Committee on Science, Space and Technology at a roundtable about science and policy perspectives on climate change. Manish corrected the Trump administration’s misleading statements on climate...
U.S. withdrawal from the Paris Agreement offers opportunities for India and China to lead on international climate action, but global progress is not yet matched by comparable leadership on domestic environmental policies in these two countries.
California Gov. Jerry Brown and former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg team up on America's Pledge, a new effort that will compile and quantify climate action by U.S. states, cities and businesses to cut emissions in line with the Paris Agreement.
An uptick in deforestation and other derailments have climate watchers concerned about Brazil's greenhouse gas emissions. But leadership from states, grassroots and civil society suggest the ship will be righted.
An update on the G20's progress towards their climate goals.
When G20 leaders meet in Hamburg this week, they have an opportunity and responsibility to send a clear message that the Trump administration's position on the Paris Agreement -- and the idea that economic growth and action on climate are at odds -- is simply wrong.
President Donald Trump’s decision to withdraw the United States from the Paris Agreement provoked a powerful response in support of the Agreement, galvanizing the many countries and stakeholders that are determined to advance and even intensify efforts to curb greenhouse gas emissions and boost resilience to climate impacts.