The World Bank Group "Paris Alignment" methodology is a mixed picture that encourages the consideration of the needed sectoral transitions but will require more details to fully align with the Paris Agreement.
Devastating climate impacts around the world, a global energy crisis, and a growing number of countries in debt distress have reinforced the urgency of rapidly increasing funding for climate action. Yet rich countries’ failure to deliver on past finance pledges…
Expert BlogJake Schmidt, Carolina Herrera, Shruti Shukla, Sameer Kwatra, Alvin Lin, Jennifer Skene, Brendan Guy, Joe Thwaites
As countries gather in Sharm El-Sheikh, Egypt for COP27 (the 27th meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the international climate convention) they need to mobilize key actions to ensure that the global response to climate change is more…
As the annual march toward funding the U.S. government continues for fiscal year 2023, let’s pause to examine the process for how that funding is accomplished, and how it can be used to advance key environmental initiatives.
Expert BlogUnited States, InternationalDr. Simon Mui
Some of the biggest announcements were made last week at the COP-26 in Glasgow on “Transport Day.” The focus: zeroing out pollution from some of the world’s dirtiest and climate-busting sources including cars, trucks, ships, 2- and 3-wheelers, and planes.
The Paris Agreement charted a new course in the effort to combat global climate change, requiring countries to make commitments and progressively strengthen them. Here’s what the accord seeks to achieve, and why our future may depend on its success.