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The latest news about upcoming key moments and events.

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COP27 Explainers

The COP27 explainers provide the climate community with a clear overview of what the “African COP” should achieve.

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Top Twitter Accounts to follow for G7 updates

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Four things we know ahead of the G7 Leaders Summit

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Comparing climate impacts at 1.5°C, 2°C, 3°C and 4°C

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The G7 Climate and Environment Ministers Meeting

The G7 is scheduled to hold a Climate and Environment Ministers meeting in Japan to…
IMF / World Bank Spring meetings, an opportunity to address urgent global economic issues
IPCC lays global climate challenge on the line once more
What the IPCC Synthesis Report means for Middle East countries
The European Climate Trials


The latest opinions and commentaries written by climate & diplomacy experts.

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Nordic leaders must invest in global resilience or pay the price

Mikael Allan Mikaelsson Mikael Allan Mikaelsson is a Policy Fellow at Stockholm Environment Institute  …

Is Europe gassing Africa with World Bank support?

Dean Bhekumuzi Bhebhe Naomi Kreitman Dean Bhekumuzi Bhebhe is a campaigner for Powershift Africa and…

A New Renaissance for Africa and Europe: The Time is Now

Dean Bhekumuzi Bhebhe Naomi Kreitman By Dean Bhekumuzi Bhebhe, Don't Gas Africa and Naomi Kreitman,…

How shipping could lead the global climate finance reform

Allan Lilia By Allan Lilia is the Deputy SecretaryMinistry of Infrastructure Development Solomon Islands. Shipping…
The sore spot of climate finance
Opinion: Flexible Renewable Technology, Not Gas, Is Africa’s Energy Solution
Opinion: The Bridgetown Initiative
Opinion: This ‘African COP’ must deliver for the women of Africa

Climate Diplomacy Snapshots

The Climate Diplomacy Snapshots provide the climate community with a clear overview of 24 countries and the EU on climate and recovery to pursue these joint objectives and keep the global average temperature increase to 1.5°C

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This open-access tracker tool pulls together the many different climate pledges that have been made by nations, cities, businesses and others.
Mission 2020 Tracker
An assessment of the orientation of COVID-19 stimulus in relation to climate change, biodiversity and other environmental impacts.
Green Stimulus Index
An independent science-based assessment tracking all countries' emission reduction pledges and their implementation.
Climate Action Tracker
Methane has caused 30% of the rise in global temperatures since pre-industrial times, according to the International Energy Agency (IEA), trapping as it does over 80 times more heat than CO2 in its first twenty years. Agriculture (40%), fossil fuels (35%) and waste (20%) are the main culprits.
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Climate Progress News Barrel

The Climate Progress News Barrel tool is a living, open-access resource for communicators, journalists, experts and social leaders that pulls together the biggest, most interesting and most important stories of climate progress and impacts across the global economy.

In the last few weeks ahead of COP26, it’s clear that climate action is nowhere near the pace and scale of what the science calls for. But government commitments under the Paris Agreement only tell part of the story. Change is happening, at different levels and in different ways, around the economy. The more governments see that their major businesses, investors, cities and regions are committing to stronger targets and that clean solutions are growing cheaper than polluting rivals, the greater confidence policymakers can have in raising their own ambitions.

This news barrel of stories about progress and impacts can help you find examples and spot trends in climate action and impacts, adding real-world stories and colour to broader themes.

If, for instance, you’re writing a story or speech about the finance sector’s shift away from fossil fuels, you can scroll through the Finance Progress Examples tab for the latest news stories. If you’re looking for commitments by businesses, investors and cities in the US, you can search for any recent news stories in the US/ North America across all tabs. Or, you can simply visit the spreadsheet every now and then to check for new research briefings or changes in a particular sector.

The Climate Progress News Barrel is hosted by Camda, a community of data and analytical experts providing climate action information from regions, cities, businesses, investors and civil society.

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