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The Paris agreement is five years old. Is it working?

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New climate commitments from China, the UK, and US bring the world closer to the Paris goals.

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The Paris agreement is five years old. Is it working?

The Paris agreement is five years old. Is it working?

New climate commitments from China, the UK, and US bring the world closer to the Paris goals.

Five reasons UN's COP25 climate talks failed

Five reasons UN's COP25 climate talks failed

The climate summit in Madrid earlier this month did not collapse -- but by almost any measure it certainly failed.

COP25 was meant to tackle the climate crisis. It fell short

COP25 was meant to tackle the climate crisis. It fell short

Scientists and activists are exhausted by the grinding pace of COP25 negotiations and fearful that no deal will be reached before the summit's end on Friday.

No Matter Who Wins, the US Exits the Paris Climate Accord the Day After the Election

No Matter Who Wins, the US Exits the Paris Climate Accord the Day After the Election

If victorious, Democrat Joe Biden has promised to swiftly rejoin. But the process would be tricky, like jumping on a moving train.

The Paris agreement five years on: is it strong enough to avert climate catastrophe?

The Paris agreement five years on: is it strong enough to avert climate catastrophe?

With Trump no longer a threat, there is a sense of optimism around what the accord could achieve – but only if countries meet their targets

World is in danger of missing Paris climate target, summit is warned

World is in danger of missing Paris climate target, summit is warned

There is widespread international media coverage of the UN’s “Climate Ambition Summit” held online on Saturday and co-hosted by the UK, France and UN.

Global Climate Change Governance: The search for effectiveness and universality

Global Climate Change Governance: The search for effectiveness and universality

Countries' collective emission reduction pledges to fight climate change remain far from sufficient. What efforts and disputes led us to this crisis?

Q&A: What is the U.N. climate change summit?

Q&A: What is the U.N. climate change summit?

The U.N. Climate Change Summit will kick off next week in New York. What is it, and what do its organizers hope to accomplish?

Aligning Finance Is the Forgotten Goal of the Paris Agreement, But It Is Vital to Successful Climate Action

Aligning Finance Is the Forgotten Goal of the Paris Agreement, But It Is Vital to Successful Climate Action

Most people think of the adaptation and mitigation goals when they think of Paris. But these goals cannot be achieved without the success of a third, underlying goal: Aligning climate ...

Africa: Climate Change - A Race We Must Win

Africa: Climate Change - A Race We Must Win

Guest Column - The timing of the Climate Action Summit later this week, only three months before the annual meeting of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate (COP25), hints at ...

Xi Jinping wants China to get to net-zero emissions. These researchers have a plan for that.

Xi Jinping wants China to get to net-zero emissions. These researchers have a plan for that.

Here’s how the world’s largest carbon emitter could slash its emissions in the coming decades.

15 Years Since the Kyoto Protocol, the Climate Crisis is Worse Than Ever

15 Years Since the Kyoto Protocol, the Climate Crisis is Worse Than Ever

Sunday marks the anniversary of the Kyoto Protocol, when countries pledged to cut down their emissions. Fifteen years have passed and last year, greenhouse gas emissions were the highest ...

COP25- UN Climate Talks End in Disappointment

COP25- UN Climate Talks End in Disappointment

The UN talks that many had hoped would result in commitments to tackle climate change has ended in bickering and disappointment with very little being achieved. Few nations committed to new ...

China Just Promised To Go Carbon Neutral By 2060. How Important Is That?

China Just Promised To Go Carbon Neutral By 2060. How Important Is That?

China’s direction is vital in the fight against climate change. But just how significant is Xi Jinping's announcement on going carbon neutral? Experts at the University of Oxford speak to ...

Road to Glasgow: Key summit asks

Road to Glasgow: Key summit asks

Informed debate on energy and climate change.

12 December 2020 | Online

12 December 2020 | Online

IISD, through its Earth Negotiations Bulletin (ENB) Meeting Coverage, produced a summary and analysis report from the Climate Ambition Summit 2020, which took place from Saturday, 12 ...

What just happened? 5 themes from the COP24 climate talks in Poland

What just happened? 5 themes from the COP24 climate talks in Poland

Overall the meeting was a step forward in the fight against climate change, writes Emily Farnworth, head of climate change initiatives at the World Economic Forum.

Carbon markets could strengthen or screw over global action on climate change

Carbon markets could strengthen or screw over global action on climate change

How successful countries are at curbing greenhouse gas emissions could all depend on rules being hashed out at the United Nations summit in Madrid.