Climate Action Tracker Global update – Glasgow’s 2030 credibility gap: net zero’s lip service to climate action

Glasgow has a credibility gap between talk and action. In this briefing, the Climate Action Tracker (CAT) has calculated that if all governments met their 2030 targets, we would have 2.4˚C of warming in 2100. But right now, current policies put us at 2.7˚C. Read More

The Emissions Gap Report 2021

This is the twelfth edition of the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) Emissions Gap Report. It assesses the gap between estimated future global greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions if countries implement their climate mitigation pledges and the global emission levels from least-cost pathways that are aligned with achieving the temperature goals of the Paris Agreement. Read More

Publication in Nature Climate Change: Wave of net zero emission targets opens window to meeting the Paris Agreement

This article published in “Nature Climate Change” analyses the recent wave of national net zero targets showing that there is significant momentum which could bring the temperature limit of the Paris Agreement within reach. Read More