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India likely to far exceed emissions intensity target: analysis

Full analysisThe Indian Government is likely to overachieve its 2030 climate intensity target without having to implement any new policies, the Climate Action Tracker said today.In its climate plan (INDC), submitted to the UN late last week, India has stated it would reduce the emissions intensity of its economy read more...

South Korea’s INDC: still rated “inadequate”

South Korea’s climate plans, announced this week, will see the country double emissions by 2030 compared to 1990, and have been rated “inadequate” by the Climate Action Tracker (CAT).South Korea has put forward a target to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 37% below business-as-usual (BAU) by 2030.Read read more...

South Korea’s draft climate action plan “inadequate”

An international research group, the Climate Action Tracker, has labelled all four of the South Korean Government’s options for climate action as “inadequate.”The Climate Action Tracker is an analysis by four research organisations that measures Government action against the globally agreed goal of holding warming below 2°C read more...

G7+EU climate plans: Small step but much more effort needed to close emissions gap

The combined climate plans for the G7 and EU have made a small step towards the right track to hold warming to 2°C, but there is still a substantial emissions gap, the Climate Action Tracker said today.Ahead of the upcoming G7 meeting in Germany, the Climate Action Tracker read more...

Japan’s proposed INDC “inadequate” and opposite to its G7 commitment - Climate Action Tracker

Japan’s proposed INDC “inadequate” and opposite to its G7 commitmentJapan can almost reach its proposed - and “inadequate” - INDC target without taking any further action, the Climate Action Tracker (CAT) said today. In the wake of the G7 decisions to decarbonise their economies, Japan appears to be heading in the read more...

Canada’s INDC: ranked “inadequate,” likely to overshoot both 2020 and 2030 targets

Canada’s new INDC ranks as “inadequate” under the Climate Action Tracker’s methodology.Under its INDC, Canada proposes to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 30% below 2005 levels in 2030. This translates to a 21% reduction below 2005 emissions levels excluding forestry, or 2% below 1990 levels.Canada accounts read more...

If target confirmed, Japan would join Russia with an “inadequate” climate pledge, putting world on path to 3–4°C warming

Japan could be able to meet its (as yet unofficial) 2030 emissions reduction target of 20% below 2013 levels by 2030 without having to implement any new policies, the Climate Action Tracker said today.The target, released late last week to Japanese media, but not yet officially announced, would represent read more...

Australia: Emissions set to soar by 2020

Australia’s emissions are set to soar by 2020 under the Government’s new policies, according to a new analysis by the Climate Action Tracker (CAT), released today at the climate talks in Lima.An in-depth analysis of Australia’s emissions and the effect of its policies on future emissions read more...

China, US, EU post-2020 plans reduce projected warming

For the first time since 2009 the Climate Action Tracker has calculated a lower projected warming over the 21st century than before - because of the new proposed post-2020 actions from China, the US and the EU. However, this is still not enough to limit warming below 2°C.The Climate read more...

China and the US: how does their climate action compare?

If the US and China were to adopt global best practice in their domestic action on climate, together, the world’s largest emitters could close the 2020 emissions gap by 23%, according to new research.In their latest Climate Action Tracker update, research organisations Climate Analytics, Ecofys and the Pik read more...

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