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.
Between 1850 and 1960, the world generally experienced a constant growth of emissions, due largely to industrialization and population growth, particularly in the United States.
Poland has a mixed record on climate, but this COP24 provides an opportunity to leave a legacy of leadership.
While virtually all countries have national climate plans, in many cases it’s not clear what effect they’ll have on emissions.
As countries formalize their climate action plans, some are shifting to more stringent targets, increasing transparency, and reflecting recent developments in knowledge and technology. Some countries, however, have lowered their ambition or made tweaks that make their commitment less clear.
A new WRI tool makes it easier than ever to compare climate models and understand their workings.
The top emitters have remained mostly the same, but there are interesting wrinkles when you look at cuts like per capita data and countries that have peaked their emissions.
Climate Watch offers powerful insights to help countries deliver on their climate and sustainable development goals.
To help decision-makers integrate the aims of the Paris Agreement and the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, a new Climate Watch tool finds links between countries' climate action commitments and the Sustainable Development Goals.