Dr. Takeshi Kuramochi leads projects that analyses greenhouse emission scenarios for major emitting economies as well as subnational and non-state actors. Takeshi has published more than thirty peer-reviewed articles and numerous other research reports. Since 2016, Takeshi contributes to the annual UNEP Emissions Gap Reports as a lead author on the chapter assessing G20 countries’ progress on emission reductions. Externally, Takeshi serves as a member of the UNFCCC Race to Zero campaign’s External Peer Review Group and Science Base Targets initiative’s Scientific Advisory Group.  Prior to joining NewClimate Institute, Takeshi worked at the Institute for Global Environmental Strategies (IGES, Japan) and at the Copernicus Institute of Sustainable Development, Utrecht University, where he is currently a visiting researcher.   

 

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...

NewClimate Institute at COP28
Publication date 22 Nov 2023

The 28th Conference of Parties of the UNFCCC (COP) takes place from 30 November - 12 December 2023. NewClimate Institute was present in...

The Emissions Gap Report 2023
Publication date 20 Nov 2023

This is the 2023 edition of the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) Emissions Gap Report series, which tracks our progress in...

Emissions scenarios for major economies: 2023 update
Publication date 15 Nov 2023

The 2023 update report presents an overview of projected greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions up to 2030 based on existing climate and energy...

From drumbeating to marching: Assessing non-state and subnational climate action using data
Publication date 16 Sep 2023

The Paris Agreement in 2015 highlighted the importance of non-state actors (NSAs), including businesses, financial institutions, and...

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...

Net Zero Tracker

The Net Zero Tracker is the world’s only open-source independent review of the quantity and quality of net zero targets across...

Horizon 2020 ELEVATE

ELEVATE aims to develop scientific insights to support the preparations of Nationally Determined Contributions and national climate...

Tracking national mitigation efforts post-2020

Together with International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA) , and FTSE Russell , NewClimate Institute analysed climate...

Sino German Cooperation on Climate Change (SGCCC)

The NDC support project is set under the umbrella of the IKI funded Sino-German Cooperation on Climate Change (SGCCC) and in the...

Climate Policy Database

The Climate Policy Database (CDPB) is an open, collaborative tool to advance the data collection of the implementation status of...

Net Zero Tracker and ChatNetZero

Net Zero Tracker The Net Zero Tracker is the world’s only open-source independent review of the quantity and quality of net zero...

Policy impact assessment tool (EV)

The EV policy impact assessment tool allows for the quantification of future share of new Electric Vehicles (EVs) and future share of...

Policy impact assessment tool (RE)

The RE policy impact assessment tool allows for the quantification of future share of variable renewables in electricity generation in...

COP28: Ratcheting integrity of net zero commitments to unlock ambition loops and regain climate momentum
Venue SE Room 3, Blue Zone, COP28
Date 08 Dec 2023
Start time 04:45 pm

National net zero targets and climate litigation have strengthened markedly in recent years, and UNFCCC’s new Recognition and...

COP28: Press conference - Net Zero Tracker
Venue Press Conference Room 2, Zone B6-Builiding 77, Blue Zone
Date 04 Dec 2023
Start time 10:00 am

The Net Zero Tracker consortium will release new work at press conference at COP28, Dubai. Panel: John Lang, Project Lead, Net Zero...

Press conference: UNEP’s 2023 Emissions Gap Report
Venue Online
Date 20 Nov 2023
Start time 03:00 pm

The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) will officially launch the 2023 edition of the Emissions Gap Report at a virtual press...

Bonn sessions: Net Zero Tracker press conference
Venue Nairobi 4 (press conference room), World Conference Center Bonn
Date 12 Jun 2023
Start time 09:30 am

The Net Zero Tracker team presented their latest analysis " The Net Zero Stocktake 2023 " at a press conference in Bonn. If you missed...

COP27: Insights from the Emissions Gap Report 2022
Venue COP27, EU pavilion or online
Date 11 Nov 2022
Start time 09:00 am

This side event featured a presentation and discussions with the audience of the main findings of the 13th edition of UNEP Emissions...

Solid progress in a marathon: How do new city, region, and business announcements from the Global Climate Action Summit measure up?
Publication date 21 Nov 2018

Article by: Angel Hsu, Niklas Höhne, Mark Roelfsema, Takeshi Kuramochi, Amy Weinfurter, Katharina Lütkehermöller, Nomawethu Moyo, Yihao...

Whose international climate proposal is more ambitious?
Publication date 06 Apr 2017

When countries put forward their climate proposals for the Paris Agreement, they were asked also to explain why these are ambitious...

What the Paris Agreement means for global climate change mitigation
Publication date 14 Dec 2015

Written by Thomas Day, Frauke Röser, Takeshi Kuramochi, Carsten Warnecke, Markus Hagemann, Hanna Fekete, Marie Kurdziel, Sofia Gonzales...

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