NRDC Expert Blog

Climate Action Momentum Continues at COP23: What’s Next?

Leaders concluded the negotiations in Bonn, Germany with stronger actions and a clear-eyed focus on the additional steps that need to be strengthened in the coming years. The train (or the zero emissions vehicle) is leaving the station and the Trump Administration is standing alone on the platform.

International Climate Action Continues: Key Trends at COP23

It has been almost two years since world leaders agreed to the historic Paris Agreement. Since then a lot has changed (both positive and negative). As leaders meet in Bonn, Germany for the next round of international climate negotiations there will be several key issues on the table.

Global Greenhouse Emissions—A Good News/Bad News Story

Since the beginning of the industrial revolution global emissions of carbon dioxide – the main contributor to climate disruption – have been growing and growing (and growing).

What President Trump Should Say (but Won’t) at the UN

President Trump will deliver his inaugural address to the international community gathered for the United Nations General Assembly in New York. In previous years the U.S.

Trump Continues to Isolate Himself on Climate Change

The Trump administration sent the first written notice that it intends to withdraw from the Paris Climate Agreement.

President Trump Tries to Take Development Banks Backwards

The Trump Administration has weakened guidance on how the U.S. will vote at the multilateral development bankssuch as the World Bank and Asian Development Bank. The new guidance tries to weaken existing U.S.