Governments still set on 3°C warming track, some progress, but many playing with numbers

The Climate Action Tracker has updated our analysis on national greenhouse gas emission reduction proposals for 2020 under the international climate negotiations. We find that governments are taking action to implement their reduction proposals, but many are set to fail in reaching those proposals. Recent highlights include the agreed link between the EU and Australia’s emission trading systems and the adoption of a new US car standard.

Date Published
2012, November 03

Authors
Marion Vieweg, Bill Hare, Niklas Höhne, Michiel Schaeffer, Marcia Rocha, Julia Larkin, Hanna Fekete, Kirsten Macey, Johannes Gütschow