As the risks posed by of climate change become increasingly pronounced, threatening homes, habitats, and livelihoods, the need for every nation to work towards an ambitious and innovative global climate agreement has never been greater. At the same time, it has become clear that taking smart climate action can generate its own economic benefits and opportunities.
Climate policy experts at WRI provided research, analysis, and commentary to support positive steps at the COP 20 negotiations and to help decision makers move forward on a range of issues including mitigation, adaptation, finance, transparency and equity.
The Agreement for Climate Transformation (ACT 2015) was a WRI-led consortium that developed a proposal for the design of an international climate agreement to catalyze climate action and move the world onto a low-carbon and climate resilient pathway.
India’s GHG Program is an industry-led voluntary framework aiming to help Indian companies monitor progress towards measurement and management of GHG emissions using tools and methodologies from WRI’s GHG Protocol.