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Electric car sales hit U.S. records this year, with almost 66,000 sold just in July and August, more than double the number sold during the same period in 2017. Media campaigns can help spur this growing demand, but in the absence of federal leadership, automakers need to step up to support this low-emissions mode of transport.
This paper presents a set of options for how targets, policies, and actions on short-lived climate pollutants (SLCPs) can be incorporated in new or updated NDCs to support the achievement of global climate goals and national development objectives.
A new WRI working paper explores two sets of issues that are fundamental to restoring confidence in the GCF and should be addressed simultaneously: resources and governance. The paper analyzes key challenges with resource predictability and governance and suggests ways forward.
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 technological approaches to carbon removal in the United States.
This paper explores the potential for carbon removal from forests and farms 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.