Hosted by The Climate Group, Climate Week NYC provides a unique platform for policymakers, investors, CEOs, academic institutions and NGOs to showcase climate action successes and discuss challenges ahead.
Leaders from cities, states, provinces and businesses around the globe gathered in San Francisco for the Global Climate Action Summit, showcasing their commitment to implementing the Paris Agreement. The summit is over but the push for greater climate action is rolling forward.
This event is a presentation and discussion of the key recommendations discussed in a new working paper, Setting the Stage for the GCF’s First Replenishment.
Today at the Global Climate Action Summit, 45 cities across six continents joined the Cities4Forests initiative, committing to conserve and restore their forests while making residents more aware of the vast benefits of trees.
A new report from America's Pledge shows that states, cities and businesses are on track to reduce U.S. emissions 17 percent below 2005 levels by 2025, approximately two-thirds of the way to the national pledge of cutting emissions 26-28 percent by 2025. And they could easily get even further.
This paper offers a primer for U.S. policymakers and the climate community on foundational questions associated with carbon removal.
This paper explores the potential for carbon removal from forests and farms in the United States.
This paper explores the potential for technological approaches to carbon removal in the United States.
You could say the heart of the Paris Agreement on climate change are countries’ NDCs, their commitments to mitigate and adapt to climate change. If your heart was underperforming, your doctor might recommend an EKG to monitor it and look for signs of disease.
Tailored for a policy audience and featuring leading voices in technology, conservation and the environment, this forum will reflect on the challenging and important topic of carbon removal.
The deadline for finalizing the implementing guidelines of the Paris Agreement is less than four months away. Negotiators are heading to a special interim meeting in Bangkok to speed progress.
The Parties need clear, robust and cohesive guidelines to ensure the Paris agreement is implemented fairly and effectively.
China will adhere to its commitments under the Paris Agreement to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and is on track to exceed key targets early, despite the U.S. administration’s intention to withdraw from the historic climate pact, a senior Chinese climate expert said after a meeting between U.S. and Chinese policy experts in San Francisco.
There is growing recognition of the strong connections between the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and the Paris Agreement on climate change, which were adopted only three months apart in 2015.
The Paris Agreement calls for Parties to communicate their long-term low greenhouse gas emission development strategies by 2020. Achala Abeysinghe looks at how to ensure good governance for these strategies.
WRI will host a public briefing featuring senior Chinese and U.S. participants on China-US climate and energy cooperation among national and non-federal actors on Tuesday, July 17 in San Francisco.
Home is a place of stability and security. It is a place where families come together to work towards and celebrate mutual prosperity. But as the human and economic toll of climate change continues to rise, we face legitimate risk of this sense of home being uprooted.
Recognizing and highlighting the links between climate and security requires data and research. As Swedish Minister of Foreign Affairs Margot Wallstrom told a global forum, “We need a robust reporting system, from the field, on climate, water and security threats.”
On June 26, Kevin Kennedy testified before the Subcommittee on Energy (under the U.S. House of Representatives' Committee on Energy and Commerce) during a hearing entitled “The Shifting Geopolitics of Oil and Gas.”