Long-term climate strategies set countries on the path to net-zero emissions and a more prosperous future

Expert Perspectives

What Does "Net-Zero Emissions" Mean? 6 Common Questions, Answered

The latest research is clear: To avoid the worst climate impacts, global greenhouse gas emissions will not only need to drop by half in the next 10 years, they will then have to reach net-zero around mid-century.

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Case Studies

Case Studies

Lessons drawn from prior long-term planning efforts in climate, development, energy and economics.

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Working Papers

Going #NetZero: Long-term Strategies—and the Ambitious NDCs and Robust Governance to Get Us There

Organized by UK COP26 President-Designate and World Resources Institute, this high-level side event at COP25 in Madrid focused on the growing international momentum around net-zero targets, and how this can drive more ambitious national climate action in line with the science and decreasing costs of clean technologies.

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