Keeping the world on track to meet climate goals to support global prosperity – through the Paris Agreement and the Sustainable Development Goals -- requires more than just action by n
The NDC Partnership, launched at COP22 last week, provides a platform for countries to accelerate their climate commitments into action.
Nearly a year ago in Paris, the world came together around a historic climate agreement that affirmed the global community's commitment to shift to a zero-carbon economy. By the end of this month's climate summit in Marrakech, more than 100 countries representing over 75 percent of global emissions had formally joined that Agreement.
The United States and Canada aim to reduce their emissions 80 percent or more below 2005 levels by 2050, while Mexico will reduce its emissions 50 percent from 2000 levels.
Just days ago, the Paris Agreement entered into force. Today, the Parties to that landmark climate Agreement began meeting in Marrakech. Here's what's important about that meeting.
Negotiators in Marrakech this week for the first major climate summit since the landmark 2015 Paris Agreement sustained the "spirit of Paris" -- that wave of momentum that brought the Agreement into force on a lightning-fast timetable.
While women played a key role in securing the Paris Agreement on climate change, it's clear that gender equity still hasn't fully permeated UN climate negotiations. COP22 offers several opportunities to change that.
A new report shows that forests managed by Indigenous Peoples and communities hold about one-quarter of the world's tropical aboveground carbon.
Can the world economy keep growing at its current rapid pace while radically shrinking our global ecological footprint? With transformational changes in almost all spheres of economic and social life, it can -- but so far, those changes aren't happening on a large-enough scale to make the transition.
Fair, inclusive rules are needed for the global response to climate change to flourish.
Now that the ground-breaking Paris Agreement on climate change has entered into force, how do countries make good on their national commitments to tackle this global threat? Such a monumental task will take more than a business-as-usual approach.
A high level dialogue exploring how a policy-enabling environment can be created to successfully leapfrog towards climate friendly, resource-efficient and socially just industrialization for accelerated structural transformation of African economies.
The "Facilitative Dialogue" is one of the most important conversations to be had at COP22 in Marrakech.
Less than a year after the historic Paris Agreement on climate change, the world is gathering in Marrakech to take up the next challenge: charting a course to take the vision from Paris and bring it fully to life. Here are four key issues to watch at COP22.
Every UN climate negotiation brings with it a litany of jargon that even experts struggle to understand. Our jargon cheat sheet explains the buzzwords to watch at the latest round of negotiations in Marrakech, Morocco and their implications for curbing climate change.
An invitation-only event, this session is designed to invite feedback on an ambitious new Emissions Scenarios Portal (ESP), an online platform to enable users to easily visualize a range of future GHG pathways.
This session will explore the initiative and tools under development by the Initiative for Climate Action Transparency (ICAT).
This panel discussion will provide an introduction to the Initiative for Climate Action Transparency and focus on the technical aspects of the methodological framework currently under development.
The COP22 Business and Industry Day will bring together representatives from the private and public sectors, to showcase corporate action and discuss how it can be rapidly scaled-up ahead of 2020.
Four of WRI's top experts explain what they're watching for as the UN climate negotiations in Marrakech kick into gear.