World “Far Short” of Paris Climate Deal Goals, Says UN

The UN’s climate body (UNFCCC) will release an assessment of the 48 national emission reduction plans submitted by the end of 2020 on February 26. The plans account for 75 parties to the UN, as the EU27 is counted as one bloc, and cover an estimated 30% of global greenhouse gas emissions.


UNEP Emissions Gap Report: “Green pandemic recovery could deliver 25% cut in emissions in 2030”

The United Nations Environment Program (UNEP) released its annual emissions gap report on December 9, which finds that a green recovery is essential to close the climate action gap, and could put emissions in 2030 at 44 GtCO2e – within the range of emissions that give a 66 per cent chance of holding temperatures to below 2°C.


Global Warming of 1.5 ºC

An IPCC special report on the impacts of global warming of 1.5 °C above pre-industrial levels and related global greenhouse gas emission pathways, in the context of strengthening the global response to the threat of climate change, sustainable development, and efforts to eradicate poverty.


Global Climate Risk Index 2020

Who suffers most from extreme weather events? The countries and territories affected most in 2018 were Japan, the Philippines as well as Germany.


Emissions Gap Report 2019

UNEP’s Emissions Gap Report has compared where greenhouse gas emissions are heading against where they need to be, and highlighted the best ways to close the gap.