Publications

Tracking climate action

Unpacking the COVID-19 rescue and recovery spending: an assessment of implications on greenhouse gas emissions towards 2030 for key emitters Mar 2022 - The Climate Policy publication analyses governments’ fiscal stimulus spending of 26 key emitters.
Non-state and subnational climate action in Latin America and the Caribbean Feb 2022 - This paper provides an overview of climate commitments and actions from non-state and subnational actors of the LAC region and sheds light on cooperative climate actions in the land use sector.
Non-state and subnational climate action in China and India Dec 2021 - The two reports present a brief overview of emerging climate action by cities, regions, and companies in the two largest greenhouse gas emitters in the Global South.
Climate Action Tracker Global update – Glasgow’s 2030 credibility gap: net zero’s lip service to climate action Nov 2021 - 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.
The Climate Change Performance Index 2022 Nov 2021 - The Climate Change Performance Index is an instrument to enhance transparency in international climate politics.
A seismograph for measuring the transformation to net-zero greenhouse gas emissions – Discussion Paper Nov 2021 - This discussion paper sketches the idea of a “transition Seismograph” to measure and detect the transformation to net-zero greenhouse gas emissions before it is seen in projections of greenhouse gas emissions.
Tracking climate mitigation efforts in 30 major emitters Nov 2021 - Tracking climate mitigation efforts in 30 major emitters.
State of Climate Action 2021 Oct 2021 - The State of Climate Action 2021 identifies 40 indicators across key sectors that must transform to address the climate crisis, and assesses how current trends will impact how much work remains to be done by 2030 and 2050 to deliver a zero-carbon world in time.
The Emissions Gap Report 2021 Oct 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.