This Month in Climate Science summarizes significant new research and provides a clearer picture of the threats posed by climate change. Studies published in May 2019 reveal climate change's effects on fertility, a mass puffin die-off in Alaska, and drying lakes in Greenland, among other findings.
Disenfranchised communities feel the effects of climate change first and hardest. They're also oftentimes the most innovative in adapting to these impacts.
Climate change impacts on agricultural systems are intensifying. The recent IPCC report illustrates that as temperatures climb, changes in the climate are pushing systems beyond sustainable boundaries. This is the case with certain livestock...
Now that the Paris Rulebook is finalized, it's time for work to begin on issues like verification, finance and loss & damage.
Long-term strategies provide a way for countries to envision strong and sustainable growth—exactly the goal of the G20.
The European Council will vote later this month on a proposal to go carbon neutral by 2050. The ramifications of the EU's decision will extend far beyond its borders.
WRI President and CEO Dr. Andrew Steer recently joined the IMF Podcast to explore ways fiscal policies can help countries implement climate strategies. The big takeaway: Done smartly, rapidly reducing greenhouse gas emissions will actually benefit the economy.
Protest posters and media outlets report that there are just "12 years to save the earth." The reality is that we don't have 12 years; we have just one.
This Month in Climate Science summarizes significant new research on climate change. Studies published in April 2019 show that warming is suppressing economic growth in poorer nations, decreasing Emperor penguin populations and more.
Advances in science and technology mean that we can better measure emissions. A "refinement" to the existing guidelines lays out how countries can better report to the IPCC, giving us a better picture than ever of what we need to do to reduce greenhouse gas pollution.