The report identifies a mix of 21 policy levers with which it would be possible to achieve Mexico’s conditional nationally determined contribution (NDC) at an average cost of US$12/ton. The report addresses both current targets, included in Mexico’s unconditional and conditional NDC to the Paris Agreement, as well as a more ambitious long-term target defined by Mexico in the General Climate Change Law in line with a 2°C global warming goal.
Chile’s new High-Level Climate Action Champion Gonzalo Muñoz Abogabir shares COP25 priorities and the Chilean presidency’s plans to leverage the conference to raise global ambitions ahead of 2020.
Join WRI, CDP, WWF and UN Global Compact for a webinar on April 30 to learn about the updates and have your questions answered by SBTi experts. We will host two sessions to accommodate audiences across the globe.
The Green New Deal has inspired activism and debate, but not much action on Capitol Hill so far. That hasn't stopped states, cities and the U.S. territory of Puerto Rico from taking bold steps now.
Join World Resources Institute on April 8 for a dynamic bipartisan conversation on how to advance policies in the United States that respond to the scale of the climate challenge. Axios reporter Amy Harder will moderate a conversation with Rep. Kathy Castor (D-FL), who leads the newly created House Select Committee on the Climate Crisis, followed by an interview with former Rep. Carlos Curbelo (R-FL) and a panel of energy and climate experts.
A new paper from the Project for Advancing Climate Transparency examines how the Paris Agreement’s enhanced transparency framework's new requirements have been enhanced, highlights the experiences of countries’ related to transparency, and maps the initiatives and processes designed to support capacity building.
Andrew Light's testimony before the House Subcommittee on Environment & Climate Change on the Paris Agreement, global climate action and the international impact of U.S. subnational leadership.
World Resources Institute is expanding Climate Watch with two online data platforms for India and Indonesia. This webinar will introduce the national platforms and discuss how the data tools can help achieve climate and sustainable development goals.
Every month, climate scientists make new discoveries that advance our understanding of climate change's causes and impacts. This installment of the This Month in Climate Science blog series explores research on climate threatening coffee production and changing patterns of asylum applications.
This paper assesses progress toward six sectoral milestones – in energy, transport, land use, industry, infrastructure, and finance – that would need to be met by 2020 to bend the curve in global greenhouse gas emissions and put the world on a pathway consistent with the Paris Agreement.
Researchers will offer unique insights on how policy makers, business leaders and foundations can reallocate their resources and accelerate their efforts to put the world on track in the fight against climate change.
Join WRI and the Science Based Targets initiative for a webinar on science-based targets and a discussion on how the private sector can support increased mitigation ambition.
Representatives from the New Climate Economy and the UNFCCC will discuss the economic and employment implications of 21st century sustainable development. Participants will also hear about the main outcomes from COP24, and about the relationship between climate negotiations and economic research.
Our best chance of preventing the worst impacts of climate change is to peak carbon emissions by 2020. New WRI research finds that despite progress in some areas, the world is not yet on track.
This graphic shows a summary of progress towards 22 milestones across six key sectors, which were identified as needing to be achieved by 2020 in order to bend the curve in global greenhouse gas emissions and put the world on a pathway consistent with the Paris Agreement.
This technical note describes the structure, the input data sources, and the limitations and assumptions of the India Energy Policy Simulator.
The Annual Climate Leadership Conference (March 20-22) brings together influential climate, energy, and sustainability professionals from around the globe to address climate change through policy, innovation, and business solutions.
After a rocky two weeks of climate talks, countries agreed on rules to implement the Paris Agreement, including guidance on regular communication, reporting, review and stock-taking of progress.
The paper proposes a credible and rigorous methodology for assessing Paris Agreement alignment of electricity transmission and distribution (T&D) investments by development finance institutions (DFIs) and recommends that all DFIs incorporate a shadow carbon price in cost-benefit analyses of the electricity sector and work with recipient countries to develop robust long-term decarbonization plans.
Statement from Helen Mountford, WRI's Vice President for Global Climate and Economics, following the conclusion of COP24 in Katowice, Poland.