Climate, Energy & Transport
The CAIT Country GHG emissions collection applies a consistent methodology to create a six-gas, multi-sector, and internationally comparable data set for 186 countries. CAIT enables data analysis by allowing users to quickly narrow down by year, gas, country/state, and sector.
The COVID-19 crisis has shown how deep inequalities make society as a whole more vulnerable, providing important lessons for building resilience in an era of climate change. In recovery, there are four essential priorities for climate action and social equity.
As momentum is growing for net-zero climate action in the lead up to COP26, we invite journalists to join us for an in-depth discussion on what constitutes an effective net-zero target for both governments and companies. Our experts from 2050 Pathways Platform and World Resources Institute will share the latest on the global state of play on net-zero announcements and dive into the details to help you evaluate the proliferating number of commitments.
A new report from the Commodity Futures Trading Commission on climate-related financial and market risks calls for a carbon price and climate stress testing, along with other recommendations.
As the most powerful trade organization on Earth, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce prides itself on its many members. But does it truly represent their interests? When it comes to climate change and congressional campaigns, the answer is an indisputable no.
If 2019 was a strong year for MDB climate finance, why is overall growth slowing? Here are 11 takeaways from the multilateral development bank joint report.
Floods, wildfires and unforeseen outbreaks of disease such as the COVID-19 pandemic are putting new and increasing stresses on U.S. cities. Investing in clean energy can help make them more resilient to these shocks.
World Resources Institute is pleased to welcome Jennifer Wilcox as a new Senior Fellow with WRI’s U.S. Climate program, where she will spearhead efforts to reduce carbon dioxide emissions from the industrial sector and technological CO2 removal solutions, such as direct air capture and mineralization.
India and Bangladesh are no strangers to extreme cyclones, so when Cyclone Amphan made landfall, South Asia could draw on decades of preparation and experience. The COVID-19 pandemic added a new layer of complication, so these areas had to deal with a double disaster.