This is a crucial time for global climate action. World leaders must make evidence informed policy decisions. Our cross cutting work offers new research and analysis across finance, trade and adaptation.
There is a moral and historical imperative to support those most severely affected by climate change. Climate finance must be used effectively to drive the transition to low-carbon, climate-resilient economies and societies.
The Production Gap
Governments still plan to produce more than double the amount of fossil fuels in 2030 than what would be consistent with limiting global warming to 1.5°C, in stark contrast to increased climate ambitions and net-zero commitments.
To achieve the SDG's, climate and trade policy must align to serve countries that are the most vulnerable to economic and environmental shocks. Climate concerns must be surfaced in trade forums.
The Climate Transparency Report 2021
The Climate Transparency Report is the world’s most comprehensive annual review of G20 countries’ climate action and their transition to a net-zero emissions economy.
Taking a transboundary approach to climate action is crucial to helping states adapt to and manage the cascading impacts of climate change. Now more than ever international cooperation is essential.
Launch of Adaptation Without Borders: a new era in international cooperation on climate change
Watch this high-level event at COP26 to launch a new collaboration between the European Commission and Adaptation Without Borders. Experts shine a spotlight on the implications of cross-border and cascading risks for climate diplomacy, and make the case for a new era of adaptation defined by global cooperation.
Small island developing states
These states face multidimensional challenges and COP26 is a critical moment for ensuring their sustainable development. We explore strategies and opportunities for collective action in the 21st century to tackle these challenges.
How Caribbean countries are recovering from hurricanes and volcanic crises, adapting to climate change, and producing lessons for Covid-19 recovery around the world.