The resources presented below are designed to help policymakers integrate long-term climate strategies into national policy making. These resources vary from forward-thinking solutions to retrospective studies. Experts add their perspective on key topics related to long-term strategies as well as lessons drawn from prior long-term planning efforts in climate, development, energy and economics. The World Resources Institute provides original research and analysis on crafting robust low-carbon 2050 development pathways.

Additional video highlights, webinars, panel discussions and interviews can also be found on this page under the tools tab.

 

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Expert Perspectives

The expert perspectives series is organized into four critical themes: Big Picture, Transformational Pathways, Holistic Approach and Revolutionizing sectors. For each topic, experts developed short opinion papers, responding to a writing prompt that framed the topic at hand.

Expert Perspectives: Volume 1

Expert Perspectives: Volume 2

Case Studies

The case studies in this section offer policymakers and other interested parties the chance to explore lessons learned from prior and existing long-term strategies in climate, development, energy and economics. Related long-term planning efforts helped to shape this understanding. 

Research, Analysis & Videos

Read original research and analysis on crafting robust low-carbon 2050 development pathways. You can also watch video highlights, webinars, panel discussions and interviews on developing long-term climate and development strategies.