Insights and expert analysis on climate issues.
Dr Emily Theokritoff, Dr Carl-Friedrich Schleussner
As work on shaping the Global Goal on Adaptation culminates this week at COP28, we explore if social and economic metrics could be used as proxies for a country’s ability to adapt.
Olivia Serdeczny, Manjeet Dhakal, Sneha Pandey
An agreement was reached to establish the World Bank as the interim host of the Loss and Damage Fund. Developing countries signed up to this on certain conditions. We unpack the safeguards put in place and look at the three points at which the Fund could exit the World Bank.
Claire Fyson, Marie-Charlotte Geffray, Michael Petroni
A major new report looks at climate action across all parts of the global economy to find that only electric vehicle sales are on track for 1.5°C.
Bill Hare, Thomas Houlie
The fossil gas industry is gearing up for a truly enormous new fracking project in the Northern Territory’s Beetaloo Basin that could undo all Australia's efforts to cut emissions.
From droughts to floods: how Eastern African countries are responding to the rising El Niño and Indian Ocean Dipole
Winnie Khaemba, Dr Shruti Nath
The Horn of Africa looks set to go from one disaster to another as floods intensified by a rising El Niño and a positive Indian Ocean Dipole are predicted to follow a prolonged drought. We take a look at climate policies in the region and what countries are doing to prepare for compound extreme events.
Dr Carl-Friedrich Schleussner
The IPCC reporting cycle is out of step with the international climate policy process. A special report on system transitions could help make IPCC science more actionable.