Six countries -- Benin, Canada, France, Germany, Mexico and the United States -- have already shared their long-term strategies for long-term climate action. They offer some lessons for other countries that are about to do the same.
This paper sheds light on the initial long-term strategies that have been submitted to the UNFCCC and identifies key considerations for countries that are preparing to develop such strategies.
Adobe, NIKE, Inc., Merck and Telefónica among latest companies to join the Science Based Targets initiative ahead of Climate Week in New York
Six top apparel companies announced that they are joining the Science Based Targets initiative.
As diplomats and ministers at the 72nd United Nations General Assembly focus on advancing the Sustainable Development Goals, leaders from business, states and cities will participate in Climate Week NYC to demonstrate the resounding commitment to building a clean, resilient, inclusive global economy. Here are highlights of WRI's participation in Climate Week.
Multilateral development banks are key pistons in the climate finance engine, providing significant international financing for climate adaptation and mitigation and mobilizing private sector capital. Our analysis of the latest snapshot of MDB climate finance for 2016 offers cause for celebration – and concern.
Setting greenhouse gas emission reduction targets in line with climate science is a great way to future-proof growth. Join some of the world’s biggest companies by aligning your company’s efforts to cut greenhouse gas emissions with climate science.
Devastating floods in South Asia and Texas, storms in the Caribbean and fires in the American West foreshadow a perilous tomorrow if we don't tackle climate change today. Because in a very real sense, 2050 is now.
Houston is reeling from Hurricane Harvey, and climate change means coastal cities must plan for more. Director Christina Chan of the Climate Resiliency Practice lays out how everyone can prepare, from recommendations for state and local officials to national policies that Congress could support.
Is your company ready for the low-carbon future? Join experts and companies from the retail, auto manufacturing and electric utility sectors for a workshop on methods to access corporate climate leadership.
U.S. states are major global greenhouse gas emitters, and they have the economic heft and legislative authority to move the United States toward lower emissions and cleaner energy. These six charts show how state emissions compare, how they're changing and what could come next.
President Trump isn't going to renegotiate the Paris Agreement. A deal needs partners, and the rest of the world isn't interested—they're busy moving ahead with climate action.
Supporting national governments with tools and resources to track progress toward meeting their national climate commitments and to strengthen climate action.
The world’s climate negotiators have a clear deadline: In 2018, they must reach agreement on the implementation guidelines – also known as the Rulebook – for the Paris Agreement.
U.S. withdrawal from the Paris Agreement offers opportunities for India and China to lead on international climate action, but global progress is not yet matched by comparable leadership on domestic environmental policies in these two countries.
A new WRI examination of 44 countries' national reviews of progress on the SDGs shows that most recognize the powerful links between building sustainable development and tackling climate change.
California Gov. Jerry Brown and former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg team up on America's Pledge, a new effort that will compile and quantify climate action by U.S. states, cities and businesses to cut emissions in line with the Paris Agreement.
Electric vehicles are cleaner, but they're only part of the climate solution.