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Forward Progress at COP27 in Egypt and the Path Ahead

Expert BlogInternational, United StatesJake Schmidt, Joe Thwaites, Brendan Guy, Sameer Kwatra, Carolina Herrera, Shruti Shukla, Alvin Lin, Jennifer Skene
Countries leave COP27 showing that they can deliver more equity, implementation, and ambition in the global response to climate change.

NRDC Experts and Events at COP27

OverviewInternational, Canada, India, United StatesManish Bapna, Amanda Maxwell, Brendan Guy, Carolina Herrera, Joe Thwaites, Shruti Shukla, Sameer Kwatra, Anthony Swift, Khalil Shahyd, Lisa Speer, Jennifer Skene, Nan Zeng, Jake Schmidt, Douglass Sims, Marissa Ramirez, Prima Madan
Analysis and events focusing on the concrete steps we need to cut global emissions in half in this decisive decade, and to adapt to the mounting climate change impacts we can no longer avoid.

Mobilizing Equity, Implementation & Ambition at COP27

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…

U.S. International Leadership Still Needed after Climate Bill

Expert BlogInternational, United StatesJake Schmidt, Joe Thwaites, Shruti Shukla, Brendan Guy

The Inflation Reduction Act has proven that the United States has the potential to lead on climate. But further actions are needed if the country is to deliver the global transformations necessary to tackle the climate crisis.

China Announces It Will Not Build New Coal Plants Abroad

Expert BlogChinaAlvin Lin, Jake Schmidt

China’s new announcement has the potential to help promote a clean energy revolution around the world by sending an important signal that China will immediately shift its support for overseas coal power plant projects to work with developing countries to…

India at the Climate Crossroads

Expert BlogIndia, United StatesSameer Kwatra
India has historically contributed little to the climate crisis, but as one of the world’s largest economies, the country is critical to solving it.

Climate Action: All Eyes on India

Expert BlogIndiaAnjali Jaiswal
World leaders, including India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi, are speaking at the Global Ambition Summit today.

More than Words: Greater Climate Ambition Needed

Expert BlogInternational, United StatesAnjali Jaiswal
Looking ahead, leaders need to step up in the sprint to the 26th Conference of the Parties (COP26) meeting in Glasgow next November – starting with reviving U.S.-India climate cooperation under the new Biden Administration.

Countries Can Mobilize Stronger Climate Action at COP25

Expert BlogJake Schmidt
Here’s a message to world leaders at the U.N. climate conference in Madrid, Spain: The responsibility lies with you, each nation, to commit to deeper, faster and more all-encompassing cuts in the greenhouse gas pollution that is hurtling our planet…

Major New Report Charts Roadmap to Paris Climate Goals

Expert BlogBrendan Guy, Jake Schmidt
The world has a narrow window of opportunity to realize the goals of the Paris climate agreement. NRDC’s new roadmap outlines how leaders can act decisively to deliver 24 realistic climate actions and put the world on track for a…

Global Greenhouse Emissions—A Good News/Bad News Story

Expert BlogJake Schmidt
It is welcome news that global emissions of carbon dioxide have plateaued for the last three years. After all, to meet the objectives of the Paris Agreement it is critical that global emissions first stop growing and then decline significantly…