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Understanding the “Emissions Gap” in 5 Charts

Understanding the “Emissions Gap” in 5 Charts

Five charts that help explain the 2017 emissions gap report from UNEP.

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21 countries are cutting carbon emissions while growing GDP

21 countries are cutting carbon emissions while growing GDP

A new trend is challenging the old argument that economic growth can not be driven by, or even coexist with, carbon reduction.

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China’s new five-year plan pushes climate targets beyond Paris pledge

China’s new five-year plan pushes climate targets beyond Paris pledge

China has officially unveiled its 13th Five-Year Plan, which will guide the country’s economic and social development from 2016 through 2020.

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Seizing the Paris moment

Seizing the Paris moment

COP 21 has the chance to be a turning point for how the world addresses not only climate change, but also how it provides a stable, healthy and prosperous future for people around the world.

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A closer look at China's new climate plan

A closer look at China’s new climate plan

China’s climate commitment will require it to deploy 800 to 1,000 gigawatts in non-fossil capacity, close to the United States’ total current electricity capacity.

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Switzerland becomes first country to submit Paris climate pledge

Switzerland becomes first country to submit Paris climate pledge

Switzerland announced its post-2020 climate action plan yesterday – first country to submit its contribution to the international climate agreement.

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A blueprint for an effective international climate agreement

A blueprint for an effective international climate agreement

It’s clear that the new agreement must be different from the litany of past compacts, protocols, accords and decisions—but how?

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What would success look like at COP 20 in Lima?

What would success look like at COP 20 in Lima?

Here are five things that need to happen at the Lima negotiations for them to be considered a success.

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U.S. pledge to green climate fund could build climate action momentum

U.S. pledge to green climate fund could build climate action momentum

Tony Abbott called it a Bob Brown slush fund, but Barack Obama has promised to inject serious capital into Green Climate Fund.

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The complexities of an international climate deal

The complexities of an international climate deal

Latest round of UN climate talks in Bonn end with pact to start drafting international climate agreement set to be finalised in 2015.