July 1st, 2019 | by Joshua S Hill
The Climate Action Tracker published its mid-year update of government action to address the rise in greenhouse gas emissions and concluded that the current climate crisis demands more government action as global progress is "stalling" and many countries retain "woefully inadequate" national targets.
December 12th, 2018 | by Joshua S Hill
The current state of global climate policies has the world on a path to 3.0˚C of warming by 2100, twice the 1.5˚C limit agreed upon in Paris three years ago, according to the Climate Action Tracker's annual update which was published on Wednesday at the COP24 United Nations climate change talks currently underway in Katowice, Poland.
March 27th, 2018 | by Joshua S Hill
A new report from the Climate Action Tracker has concluded that we have at our fingertips the opportunity to make huge emissions reductions by applying the highest existing minimum energy performance and labeling standards for lighting and appliances in buildings.
January 18th, 2018 | by Joshua S Hill
The Climate Action Tracker, one of the world's leading climate science advisories, has announced that it is developing a new series of Climate Action Benchmarks that will serve to highlight the level of emissions reductions governments and sectors must achieve to contribute to the Paris Climate Agreement's long-term temperature goal.
November 16th, 2017 | by Joshua S Hill
The Climate Action Tracker has published updated estimates of global progress towards the goals of the Paris Climate Agreement and aims at keeping temperature increases below 2°C and, despite minor improvements in India and China, the gap between current policies and 2°C still looms large.
August 14th, 2017 | by Joshua S Hill
If Europe is to fall in line with the Paris Climate Agreement intention of limiting global warming to 1.5°C above pre-industrial levels, the region must significantly increase its rate of growth for offshore wind development, tripling it at the very least.
June 22nd, 2017 | by Joshua S Hill
The role of natural gas seems to have increased exponentially over recent years, as countries look for a fuel to bridge the gap between more intensive fossil fuels and a greener, renewable energy future, but a new report has warned of the need to take the "foot off the gas," so to speak, to ensure we don't create stranded assets and breach the Paris Agreement's long-term temperature goal.
May 16th, 2017 | by Joshua S Hill
The changing face of coal use in both China and India is likely to reduce the projected global carbon emissions growth by approximately two to three billion tonnes by 2030 compared to forecasts made a year ago, according to a new briefing by the Climate Action Tracker.
April 3rd, 2017 | by Joshua S Hill
The recent Executive Order signed by US President Donald Trump to roll back many of the country's climate and energy regulations has set the country on a path to miss its Paris Agreement commitment for 2025 by a large margin, forcing the Climate Action Tracker to move the US from "medium" to an "inadequate" CAT rating.
March 20th, 2017 | by Joshua S Hill
In an effort to effectively and efficiently achieve the emissions reductions set as part of the Paris Agreement, we must be able to properly track the progress of these reductions, an effort that the Climate Action Tracker has begun work on with its new decarbonization data portal.
November 17th, 2016 | by Joshua S Hill
The Climate Action Tracker outlined the ten most important short-term steps the world must take in order to limit global warming to 1.5°C.
November 3rd, 2016 | by Joshua S Hill
With the building sector already accounting for around 20% of climate change emissions, a new analysis published this week has warned that its energy demand is likely to double by mid-century if actions are not taken now to make buildings more sustainable.
April 14th, 2016 | by Joshua S Hill
A new report has concluded that even the most efficient coal plants are incompatible with global climate change goals. With [&hellip
March 3rd, 2016 | by Joshua S Hill
A newly announced partnership between Al Gore’s Generation Investment Management and Ecofys aims to investigate how carbon pricing can contribute [&hellip
October 30th, 2015 | by Joshua S Hill
The four major South American countries — Brazil, Peru, Chile, and Argentina — can all take greater climate action, according [&hellip
October 15th, 2014 | by Joshua S Hill
A report released by the European Commission on Monday in Brussels highlighted the relative cost of onshore wind versus fossil [&hellip
February 25th, 2013 | by Zachary Shahan
Continuing on with our daily series on Leonardo ENERGY videos, here’s another plan to power the world 100% with renewable energy — wind, water, sunlight, and [&hellip
March 10th, 2012 | by Tina Casey
The Dutch company Ecofys has just launched a new offshore wind farm and seaweed cultivation pilot project in a renewable [&hellip