Climate negotiators in Bonn this week will focus on developing a rulebook to implement the historic accord and assessing the strengthened action needed to put the world on track to meet its goals. They can’t choose one or the other; they must have this dual focus. It’s a bit like riding a bicycle: both wheels need to turn to move forward.
Over the past decade, India has taken several steps to address climate change while supporting long-term development objectives. This paper analyzes the climate change mitigation goals that have been set and the key policies that have been and are being implemented. The objective is threefold:...
What went down at COP23? Here's the summary of progress in seven key areas, from the Paris Rulebook to gender and indigenous protections.
Felipe Calderón, former president of Mexico, argues that cities, companies, states and countries are flocking towards the $12 trillion in savings and revenues available from low-carbon, sustainable business models.
Something very important is happening in global finance: the $70 trillion in institutional investment pools is turning a little greener.
The Green Climate Fund has several billion dollars of resources to distribute over the next few years. Entities seeking funding should work together and learn from one another in order to get that money into the hands of the organizations who need it most.
From NDCs to CMA to MPGs, it can be hard to keep track of all the terms that make the Paris Agreement work. Here are 23 of the most important jargon terms key to understanding this year's climate negotiations.
This week's climate conference in Bonn highlights the importance of sub-national actors in meeting global climate goals. But how can we measure success from these new players? The Global Covenant of Mayors for Climate and Energy offers a new common framework for reporting greenhouse gas emissions from transport, energy, waste and buildings.
According to new analysis, more than 2,500 non-federal actors representing more than half the U.S. economy—including cities, counties, states, businesses and more—have pledged their support for the Paris Agreement goals. If these actors were their own country, they’d be the world’s third-largest economy.
Senior representatives from Climate Action Network, World Resources Institute, We Mean Business and Global Covenant of Mayors for Climate & Energy will host a joint press conference at COP23 to set expectations for 2018.