NDCs

How Do Countries’ New Emissions-Reduction Plans Stack Up?

Originally published on WRI’s Resource Institute Blog. By Taryn Fransen and David Waskow  A new UN report finds that countries’ emissions-reduction commitments under the Paris Agreement are falling far short of what’s needed to prevent the most dangerous impacts of climate change. It is imperative that countries that have not yet submitted their plans … [continued]

Global Investors Worth $32 Trillion Call For COP24 Leaders To Address Climate Change “Ambition Gap”

A total of 415 global investors with $32 trillion in assets under management have this week called on leaders at the United Nation’s COP24 global climate change conference currently underway in Katowice, Poland, to address the climate change “ambition gap” by strengthening their Nationally Determined Contributions to meet the goals of the Paris Agreement.

Countries Can “Significantly” Increase Renewable Energy Ambition Within NDCs, Concludes IRENA

A new report from the International Renewable Energy Agency has concluded that there is significant untapped potential for countries to “significantly” increase their renewable energy ambition within Nationally Determined Contributions when they are revised in 2020, helping to accelerate deployment in line with the goals and needs of the Paris Climate Agreement.