Anna Nilsson works on tracking climate mitigation actions and sustainable development related topics. She has been particularly engaged in bottom-up modelling and scenario analysis, developing mitigation scenarios at the sectoral level. Her current work focuses on tracking global and non-state climate action with an emphasis on the heavy industry sector. Additional areas of expertise include green hydrogen and low-carbon heating with a regional focus on East Asia. Prior to joining NewClimate Institute, she has worked with the WRI on the inter-linkage between energy access and socio-economic development in East Africa. She also worked with REN21 on renewable energy policies based in Paris, France. Anna holds a MSc in Energy Systems Analysis and a BSc in Energy and Environmental Engineering from the Royal Institute of Technology (KTH) in Stockholm, Sweden, with parts taken at Instituto Tecnológico de Buenos Aires (ITBA), Argentina. 

Understanding finance needs for a just transition of the Mexican power sector
Publication date 08 May 2024

Supporting a just transition in Mexico needs reliable finance estimates Achieving a just transition of the power sector requires...

Climate targets by major steel companies: An assessment of collective ambition and planned emission reduction measures
Publication date 19 Jan 2024

This article , published in Energy and Climate Change journal, systematically assesses the status, robustness, and potential impact of...

State of Climate Action 2023
Publication date 14 Nov 2023

Published ahead of the final phase of the Global Stocktake, the State of Climate Action 2023 offers a roadmap that the world can follow...

Shifting voluntary climate finance to the high hanging fruit of climate action
Publication date 21 Jul 2023

The high hanging fruit of mitigation potential refers to the technologies and measures to decarbonise emission sources that remain...

Decarbonisation in the global steel sector: tracking the progress
Publication date 02 Dec 2022

The global steel sector is making progress towards reducing its CO2 emissions but is not yet on track to halve CO2 emissions by 2030 or...

Tracking the progress of subnational and non-state climate action

Page navigation About the project The consortium Relevant publications About the project CAMDA is a community of data and analytical...

Systems Change Lab

Change is rarely linear, and transitions are often dynamic. A faster than expected growth has been observed in some technologies, e.g...

Capacity building for integrated and ambitious climate policy planning in Georgia and Mongolia

NewClimate Institute, as an implementing partner of GIZ , supports the Governments of Georgia and Mongolia with the further development...

Climate Action Tracker

The Climate Action Tracker is a science-based assessment that provides regularly updated information on countries’ emission reduction...

Systems Change Lab data platform

Systems Change Lab is a collaborative initiative designed to spur action at the pace and scale needed to tackle some of the world’s...


PROSPECTS is a sector-level, bottom-up Excel tool which uses decarbonisation relevant activity and intensity indicators to track and...

Virtual Event: The State of Climate Action in 2023
Venue Online
Date 15 Nov 2023
Start time 04:00 pm

Climate change is already wreaking havoc across the planet, devastating communities and ecosystems around the world. Humanity can no...

Bonn sessions: Insights for the Global Stocktake: Systems transformations & international cooperation
Venue Kaminzimmer, World Conference Center Bonn
Date 05 Jun 2023
Start time 11:45 am

The world’s first Global Stocktake at COP28 invites governments, civil society organizations and the private sector to evaluate our...

Virtual event: Systems Change for People and Planet: What You Need to Know
Venue Online
Date 02 Mar 2023
Start time 04:00 pm

To limit global temperature rise, conserve nature, and build a fairer economy that benefits everyone, we will need deep change across...

COP27: Tracking progress of national and industry sector actions towards global net zero emissions
Venue COP 27, EU Online Pavilion
Date 15 Nov 2022
Start time 04:00 pm

In this event we presented the latest research on the progress of major emitting countries and emission-intensive industries against...

COP27: What action is needed across systems by 2030 to limit warming to 1.5°C?
Venue COP27, We Mean Business Pavilion, hybrid
Date 09 Nov 2022
Start time 09:00 am

Delivering climate action by 2030 to limit warming to 1.5°C will require rapid transformations across our major systems – energy...

Release: State of Climate Action report finds progress lags on every measure except EV sales
Publication date 14 Nov 2023

WASHINGTON (November 14, 2023) – Global efforts to limit warming to 1.5°C are failing across the board, with recent progress made on...

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