A panel of Ministers and private sector leaders will discuss how to accelerate the financing and implementation of Nationally Determined Contributions to support climate, growth and development.
All G20 countries have taken action over the past year to advance their emissions-reduction goals, and there's strong potential for some to go even further. New analysis from WRI's Open Climate Network identifies trends and pathways for countries to implement their national climate plans.
An exploration of innovative tools designed around the latest technologies to support the environment for years to come.
The Climate Finance Series at COP 22 will bring together a multitude of actors from different sectors and countries, providing an opportunity to showcase valuable experiences and lessons, strengthen dialogue, collaboration and coordination, and share the latest thinking and analysis related to climate change finance.
Non-state actors like local governments, businesses and industry groups will play a key role in driving forward climate action at COP22 in Marrakech.
A minister-level event at COP22 to launch the NDC Partnership, a new coalition of governments and international institutions working to achieve ambitious climate and sustainable development targets quickly and effectively.
With the Paris Agreement clearing the final hurdle to enter into force, the world is now unmistakably on a low-carbon path. WRI Business Center Director Kevin Moss highlights three ways business can take action.
Finance is always a hot topic at climate negotiations, and this year's COP22 is no exception. Here are five key climate issues to watch at the Marrakech meeting in November.
Today the global community has jumped over the final hurdle to bring the landmark Paris Agreement on climate change into full effect. This marks an historic moment in the global transformation to a safer and more prosperous planet.
The Paris Agreement cleared the final hurdle to enter into force today after the European Union submitted its instrument of ratification to the United Nations and the two thresholds of 55 countries and over 55 percent of global emissions were reached.
WRI hosted a press call with international climate experts just hours before the Paris Agreement crossed the threshold of entry into force on Wednesday, October 5, to give context around this historic moment. The Paris Agreement will enter into force 30 days after the thresholds of 55 countries and 55 percent of global emissions have been crossed.
The Paris Agreement cleared the final hurdle to enter into force on October 5, 2016, after the European Union submitted its instrument of ratification to the United Nations and the two thresholds of 55 countries and over 55% of global emissions were reached.
With the world now on the verge of crossing the thresholds for the Paris Agreement to enter into force, it’s time to start considering what comes next.
Climate negotiations have shifted from what the Paris Agreement is to how it will be accomplished. The Bonn climate talks were the first opportunity to develop the rules and tools needed to truly put the Agreement into action.
Now that 195 countries have adopted the Paris Agreement, they must develop the rules, processes and guidelines for how it will deliver the goals it's promised. New WRI research provides a to-do list for negotiators.
On Track from Paris maps implementation milestones of key elements of the Paris Agreement. Be sure to mind the gaps and avoid delays to stay on track for an on time arrival at the first session of the Paris Agreement (CMA1).