Tag: Emissions Gap Report
Emissions Gap Report 2022: The closing window
Inadequate progress on climate action makes rapid transformation of societies only option. Climate pledges leave the world on track for a temperature rise of 2.4-2.6°C by the end of this century. Transforming the electricity supply, industry, transport and buildings sectors, and the food and financial systems would help put world on a path to success
October 27th, 2022
Updated climate commitments ahead of COP26 fall far short, but net-zero pledges provide hope
The 2021 Emissions Gap Report finds a world on track for a temperature rise this century of at least 2.7°C with new and updated NDCs only taking 7.5% off predicted 2030 emissions.
October 26th, 2021
World is off track to meet Paris Agreement climate targets
Climate change and impacts accelerate, while COVID-19 caused only a temporary reduction in carbon emissions. New United in Science report shows an alarming appraisal of just how far off course we are
September 16th, 2021
Green pandemic recovery essential to close climate action gap
2020 Emissions Gap Report says right policies could cut a quarter of 2030 emissions, getting us close to Paris Agreement goals
December 9th, 2020
The world has ten years to halve emissions
A decade of insufficient political climate action means that we face a greater challenge with less time to overcome it.
March 5th, 2020
2019: A year of change and action
As the end of 2019 draws near, UNEP DTU Partnership would like to thank our partners in all sectors for all your efforts and collaboration in the last year. Together we have created and supported projects and research that brings us closer to a climate-resilient world for future generations, where developing countries prosper using low carbon energy sources in the […]
December 30th, 2019
Annual 7% decrease in emissions needed for next decade
If we are to reach global climate goals ambition must climb at least five-fold, the new Emissions Gap Report shows. Currently we are heading for a temperature rise of 3.2 °C.
November 26th, 2019
UNEP DTU Partnership contributes to the science behind climate action
Research from UNEP DTU Partnership is part of the science behind the policy decisions, as world leaders meet to increase the ambition for climate action in New York.
September 23rd, 2019
From “lost decade” of climate action, hope emerges
New publication looks back at ten years of Emissions Gap Reports and global climate action. The conclusions are bleak.
September 22nd, 2019
G20 nations are lagging in climate action, but have huge opportunities to increase ambition
The G20 is not on track to meet Paris pledges, but technological advances, sub-national action and societal support provide foundation for increased ambition.
September 21st, 2019