Ahead of climate talks in Doha, Qatar next week, the UN Environmental Programme has released the third Emissions Gap Report. Climate Interactive Co-Director Beth Sawin is once again one of the report’s authors. Like the World Bank report released last week, this report reminds us that reducing our emissions is paramount. Christiana Figueres, Executive Secretary of the UN Framework Convention on […]
Following on last year’s Emissions Gap report which was influential in the Cancun COP-16 climate negotiations, Climate Interactive Co-Director, Beth Sawin, again this year contributed to a UNEP/European Climate Foundation assessment, Bridging the Emissions Gap, which was released in advance of COP-17. As with last year’s report, the Bridging the Gap Report looks across various […]
For those of you at COP16 in Cancun, there will be a side event to discuss the UNEP Emissions Gap Report. Beth Sawin, Climate Interactive co-Director and report contributor, will participate in the discussion. Emissions Gap Side Event, COP16 Where: Mexican Pavillion in Cancun Messe When: Thursday 2 Dec, 18:30-20:30
Today, in events in Helsinki, London, Washington D. C., and Nairobi, the United Nations Environment Program is releasing its Emissions Gap Report which is now available on the both the UNEP webpage and the Climate Interactive website. The report was convened in conjunction with the European Climate Foundation and the National Institute of Ecology-SEMARNAT, Mexico, […]
Many of the scientists and analysts who are working together to add up climate change mitigation pledges to determine their sufficiency to address climate change met to collaborate at the recent UNFCCC meeting in Bonn. Scroll down to other blog posts to hear about substantive results from this meeting hosted by the European Climate Foundation. […]
In the past few weeks, four groups, including the C-ROADS team, have released analysis of the current proposals in the UNFCCC negotiations. While details vary between the studies, all four analyses support a common conclusion: Copenhagen must deliver emissions cuts beyond the high-end of current proposals or risk missing the opportunity for a reasonable chance […]
Analysis with the C-ROADS simulator shows that most all (94%) of the emissions reduction required to hit mitigation goals for 2050 will happen after 2020. Put another way, the necessary post-2020 results are fifteen times as much as pre-2020. So, here in Copenhagen and in 2010, 2050 proposals really matter.
https:// This morning, the Washington Post covered an important speech by colleague and Climate Action Initiative Chair Dr. Bob Corell, with the headline “New Analysis Brings Dire Forecast of 6.3-Degree Temperature Increase.” Front page on website yesterday and page three in print this morning. They even included a clear graph from C-ROADS! We look at […]