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Latest News

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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The European Climate Trials

2023 is a watershed year for climate litigation globally. This is particularly true in Europe,…

Who is new COP28 President Sultan Ahmed Al Jaber?

Incoming COP President Sultan Ahmed Al Jaber is an influential member of the United Arab…

Historic biodiversity deal agreed at COP 15

The outcome of the biodiversity conference COP15 charts global targets and timetables that can see…

COP15: what does a good deal look like?

The UN biodiversity (CBD) COP15 summit is a once-in-a-decade moment to create a global deal…
How is CBD COP15 shaping up?
Road to CBD COP15
No world leaders are invited to the biggest global deal for Nature in a decade – sealing the deal for failure?
How COP15 can be a watershed moment for biodiversity


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

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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

Ana Toni Pilar Bueno Maria Laura Rojas By Ana Toni,Executive Director at Instituto Clima e…

Opinion: Flexible Renewable Technology, Not Gas, Is Africa’s Energy Solution

James Mwangi By James Mwangi, Executive director of Dalberg Group and founder of the Climate…

Opinion: The Bridgetown Initiative

Avinash Persaud By Avinash Persaud, Special Envoy to Prime Minister Mottley on Climate Finance, Barbados,…
Opinion: This ‘African COP’ must deliver for the women of Africa
Opinion: The 6 key points that developing countries want to see from COP27
Opinion: COP27 must reset our approach to global shipping
Opinion: Loss and Damage -Time for rich countries to step up and deliver

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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