Drawing on experience in 11 countries and the European Union, this paper provides core elements and concrete examples for jointly advancing the Sustainable Development Goals and climate actions under the Paris Agreement. Five key challenges are explored: coordinating institutions, aligning national climate and SDG-relevant targets, mainstreaming both set of goals into policy planning, optimizing financial resources, and building mutually reinforcing monitoring and reporting frameworks.
This paper assesses when countries’ emissions have peaked or whether they have a commitment that implies an emissions peak in the future.
WRI’s new working paper explores the extent of alignment between climate actions communicated in the Intended Nationally Determined Contributions (INDCs) under the Paris Agreement and the 2030 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and its 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
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).