G20 Decarbonisation – Coal needs to go

Energy and Carbon Intensity For the G20 as a whole, the energy intensity of the economy (TPES/GDP) and the carbon intensity of the economy (CO2/GDP)...

Emissions in G20 countries – Still not declining

The G20 states are responsible for 74.9% of global greenhouse gas emissions. From 1990 to 2013, their absolute energy-related CO2 emissions have increased by 56%....

Emissions in G20 countries – A turning point?

G20 countries represent two thirds of the world population, and four fifths of global economic output, as measured by gross domestic product (GDP). Collectively,...

G7 countries’ transition towards a low-carbon economy

The G7 plays a crucial role in the raising of ambition of climate action this year. The group’s agreements lay the path for the...

G20 Climate Policy – More action needed

Climate Policy Framework G20 countries have increasingly introduced climate policies, showing growing awareness around the need for climate action and its benefits. Important policy instruments are...

IGES joins partnership of Climate Transparency

Climate Transparency is pleased to welcome a new partner from Japan – The Institute for Global Environmental Strategies (IGES). The Institute has been established...

Climate Transparency G20 Report 2016 – Brown to Green

Greenhouse gas emissions are not declining The effects of climate change, which we are already witnessing, are the consequence of rising concentrations of greenhouse gases...

The G7 Summit, climate action & the US

5 reasons why Trump’s “Paris Agreement is very unfair” argument does not hold.  At the end of this week, the G7 countries meet in Chalevoix,...

G20 Financing the transition – Glimpses of green

Investment Attractiveness The transition from a brown to a green, low-carbon economy crucially depends on how attractive it is to invest. The investment attractiveness for...

G20 Climate Policy and Targets

Climate Policy Performance The CCPI policy evaluations show a growing sensibility among G20 governments of the need for and benefits from climate action. Many countries...

Climate Transparency

IGES joins partnership of Climate Transparency

Climate Transparency is pleased to welcome a new partner from Japan – The Institute for Global Environmental Strategies (IGES). The Institute has been established...