Briefing note: comparing CAT and UNEP Emissions Gap Report temperature estimates

The two temperature estimates of the CAT and the UNEP Emissions Gap report, resulting from the new net zero targets, are aligned when considering the methodological differences. They only seem different at first sight. What the studies do:The Climate Action Tracker provides a temperature estimate based on bottom-up, detailed and read more...

Japan's net-zero by 2050 announcement a step forward, but 2030 target revision now crucial

On 26 October, Prime Minister (PM) Yoshihide Suga declared that Japan will aim for net zero greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by 2050.[1]PM Suga laid out specific plans to:fundamentally revise Japan’s policy on coal-fired power plants,promote R&D on second-generation solar photovoltaic technology and carbon recycling technologies (including negative emission technologies such read more...

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