The United Nations Secretary General António Guterres called to super-charge efforts to achieve the Climate Solidarity Pact through an Acceleration Agenda. The G20 as biggest emitters have the strongest responsibility to “make extra efforts to cut emissions (…) in a common effort to keep 1.5 degrees alive”. This means:
The newest publication of Climate Transparency “G20 Acceleration Call – Time is running out for oil and gas” identifies three asks that are key to accelerate climate action in the G20: higher ambition of national climate targets, stronger implementation to deliver on existing plans, and deeper cooperation to use the G20’s collective political, technological and financial power. The Call gives a short stocktake on oil and gas in the G20 and provides key recommendations for each country.