Governments could reduce gas imports from Russia by decarbonising buildings sector

The buildings sector is responsible for one fifth of global emissions, but governments are doing little to address them compared with other sectors, despite the necessary technologiesand successful policies beingtested already, saysa new report released by the Climate Action Tracker today.“Decarbonising buildings: achieving zero carbon heating and cooling” looks at read more...

Glasgow’s one degree 2030 credibility gap: net zero’s lip service to climate action

Glasgow has a massive credibility, action and commitment gap as the world is heading to at least 2.4 ̊C of warming, if not more, the Climate Action Tracker warned today, in its annual global update at the COP26 climate talks. The CAT warned that the “good news” of the potential read more...

RELEASE: Progress lagging across all sectors to limit warming to 1.5 C, but rapid change is possible, finds new report

To keep the window open to achieve the Paris Agreement’s goal to limit global warming to 1.5°C, decision-makers across all corners of society need to accelerate transformations toward a net-zero carbon emissions future at a far faster pace than recent trends, according to a new Systems Change Lab report authored read more...

Analysis: Despite “Code Red” on climate, target update momentum at a standstill

The momentum on updating 2030 targets for climate action has stalled since May, with no major emitters putting forward stronger climate targets, and the 2030 emissions gap has barely changed, according to new analysis released today by the Climate Action Tracker. Only one country - The Gambia - is rating read more...

Redefining Climate Action - a new method for rating countries

When the CAT started in 2009, we rated ONLY a government’s targets against what would contribute a ‘fair share.’ Since then, many things have changed. The Paris Agreement has been adopted, we better understand what needs to be done, and yet at the same time, global emissions have continued to read more...

Analyse: Deutschlands vorgeschlagenes Klimaziel für 2030 noch nicht 1,5˚C-kompatibel

This analysis is also available in English.Deutschland müsste seine Emissionen bis 2030 mindestens 69% unter 1990 reduzieren, um mit dem Pariser Klimaschutzabkommen kompatibel zu sein. Das wären mehr als die 65%, die letzte Woche angekündigt wurden, so eine Analyse, die heute vom Climate Action Tracker (CAT) veröffentlicht wurde. Der CAT read more...

CAT Analysis: Germany's proposed 2030 target not yet 1.5°C compatible

Diese Analyse ist auch auf Deutsch verfügbar.A Paris Agreement-compatible target for Germany would be emissions reductions of at least 69% by 2030, more than the 65% that was announced last week, according an analysis released by the Climate Action Tracker today The CAT warned that Germany needs to ramp up read more...

Global update: Projected warming from Paris pledges drops to 2.4 degrees after US Summit: analysis

Government announcements of new climate targets have brought down projected end of century warming by 0.2 degrees C, with the projected warming from Paris Agreement pledges now at 2.4˚C, according to new analysis released today by the Climate Action Tracker (CAT). The projected warming from the “optimistic scenario” assuming full read more...

New momentum reduces emissions gap, but huge gap remains - analysis

Yesterday’s climate action announcements at US President Biden’s Leaders’ Summit on Climate, together with those announced since September last year, have narrowed the 2030 emissions gap by around 12-14% (2.6-3.7 GtCO2e), according to a provisional post-Summit analysis by the Climate Action Tracker. The largest contributions came from the US, the read more...

To show climate leadership, US 2030 target should be at least 57-63% - analysis

If the Biden Administration wants the US to be a climate leader, its new 2030 Paris Agreement target should aim for national emissions reductions of at least 57-63% below 2005 levels,1 according to the Climate Action Tracker (CAT). This would be a domestic target, and would set the US emissions read more...

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