On June 1, President Trump has announced that the United States would withdraw from the Paris Agreement on climate change, leaning on many dubious claims in support of his decision. Our experts have done a thorough fact check of the speech.
Unabated: the Carbon Capture and Storage 86 billion tonne carbon bomb aimed at derailing a fossil phase out
The climate talks at COP28 have centred around the need for a fossil fuel phase out. Our analysis quantifies the risk posed by restricting a phase out commitment to only ‘unabated’ fossil fuels.
No change to warming as fossil fuel endgame brings focus onto false solutions
The CAT's annual warming estimate has risen by 0.1˚C to 2.5˚C. The estimate is largely influenced by weak existing targets rather than shifts triggered by updated Nationally Determined Contributions.
De la CDN 1.0 à la CDN 2.0: qu'est-ce qui a changé dans les CDN des PMA de l’Afrique de l'Ouest?
La présente étude examine les premières et les secondes Contributions Déterminées au niveau National des onze pays les moins avancés de l’Afrique de l’Ouest à savoir le Bénin, le Burkina Faso, la Gambie, la Guinée, la Guinée Bissau, le Libéria, le Mali, le Niger, le Sénégal, la Sierra Leone et le Togo.
EU’s role in the world: how can EU climate diplomacy stimulate greater ambition?
This paper discusses EU climate leadership and ambition and explores avenues for the EU to promote greater climate action inside and out of the UNFCCC process.
Advancing multilateral cooperation on climate action
This paper analysed the state of multilateral cooperation initiatives in the four policy areas energy transition, synthetic fuels, food systems and forest protection.
Glasgow’s 2030 credibility gap: net zero’s lip service to climate action
In Glasgow, it is clear there is a massive credibility, action and commitment gap that casts a long and dark shadow of doubt over the net zero goals put forward by more than 140 countries, covering 90% of global emissions.
Using the Global Stocktake to Improve National Climate Policy Ambition and Implementation
This report seeks to understand how seven diverse countries use UNFCCC guidance at the national level to influence policy and politics and how this will influence the Global Stocktake in 2023 and the next round of Nationally Determined Contributions in 2025.
The value of climate cooperation
Thirty years of international climate cooperation have had a significant impact, including an extraordinary effort to clarify the science, global agreement of a stabilisation target, an international treaty basis for mitigation and adaptation action.
Analysis of options for determining OMGE, SOP and Transition within Article 6: implications of policy decisions for international crediting under the Paris Agreement
This report explores three key unresolved issues from using Article 6 of the Paris Agreement as well as the amount of revenues generated to help meet the adaptation needs of particularly vulnerable developing countries.