Analysis: Dash for gas in response to Russia/Ukraine crisis could lock in warming

In the wake of Russia’s illegal invasion of Ukraine, the rush to build new gas infrastructure around the world to replace Russian supplies will either lock the world into irreversible warming, or create a mass of stranded assets, according to new analysis released by the Climate Action Tracker (CAT) today. read more...

Despite Glasgow Climate Pact 2030 climate target updates have stalled

Ahead of the climate talks starting in Bonn on Monday, the Climate Action Tracker today published an analysis of government progress since COP26 in Glasgow.Summary of findingsDespite the clear warning on the extreme dangers of exceeding 1.5°C warming from the IPCC, progress on new, more ambitious 2030 climate targets and read more...

Die neue deutsche Regierung nutzt die potenzielle Dynamik für Klimaschutzmaßnahmen noch nicht voll aus

This press release is also available in English.Während die deutsche Ampel-Regierung die Umsetzung der Klimapolitik im Inland deutlich beschleunigt, muss sie mehr tun, um ihr Ziel für 2030 zu erreichen. Dieses Ziel müsste sogar noch höher sein, um die Emissionen auf einen 1,5˚C-kompatiblen Pfad zu bringen, so die heute veröffentlichte read more...

New German government not yet making full use of the potential momentum for climate action

Diese Pressemitteilung ist auch auf Deutsch verfügbar.While the newly-elected German government is significantly accelerating domestic climate policy implementation, it needs to take more action to achieve its 2030 target, which itself would need to be stronger to get emissions onto a 1.5˚C compatible pathway, according to the Climate Action Tracker’s read more...

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...

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...

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