Marshall Islands, Suriname, Norway and Moldova are the first countries to submit an enhanced "nationally determined contribution," or NDC. The Paris Agreement on climate change calls on countries to submit stronger NDCs every five years, beginning in 2020.
The Arctic is warming twice as fast as the rest of the world. One climate researcher experienced some of the impacts firsthand in Svalbard.
Plastic pollution and dying coral reefs may dominate the news, but beneath the surface, ocean conservation is making headway. Examples from Indonesia, Norway, Africa and more reveal signs of progress.
More than 40 partners launch near-real time forest monitoring system
Video and photos available here: /events/gfwlaunch
Bringing together independent research institutes and civil society groups from key countries around the world to monitor national progress on climate change policy.