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Methane, coal transition, transport and forest pledges at COP26 still leave substantial emissions gap - Climate Action Tracker

John Englart

New analysis by Climate Action Tracker shows that for the countries that have signed the pledges, they have closed the 2030 emissions gap between a 1.5°C I'd like to say the various pledges made these last two weeks have eliminated the emissions gap, but they haven't. C path and government targets by around 9% - or 2.2.

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How these oil and gas players are undermining climate action in Canada

Corporate Knights

Climate Action Tracker, a research group that follows the progress made by the countries that generate about 85% of global emissions, considers the climate policies Canada has drafted thus far to be “highly insufficient.

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Canada is falling behind in global race to attract sustainable investments: Guilbeault

Corporate Knights

German-based consortium Climate Action Tracker rates Canada’s climate-finance policies as “highly insufficient” – essentially a D grade.

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Climate leadership is now in Asia

Edouard Stenger

All this corroborates what I wrote at the beginning of the year on how India and China are going full speed against climate change. According to new findings from Climate Action Tracker , India and China are actually years ahead of their climate commitments.

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World leaders pledged to cut GHG emissions dramatically by 2030. So far, they’re blowing it.

Corporate Knights

Organizations such as the International Energy Agency and the non-profit Climate Action Tracker initiative have concluded that targets announced last year at COP26 , the UN’s climate summit in Glasgow, are insufficient to meet the goal of limiting the rise in average global temperatures to 1.5°C

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Pace of Policy Response to Quicken

Chris Hall

In March, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change’s (IPCC) AR6 synthesis report noted that, while there are “tried and tested” policy measures that can achieve deep greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions reductions and build climate resilience, they will only have an impact if “scaled and applied globally”.

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Green groups urge UN to raise climate ambition on global shipping

GreenBiz

The frontrunning proposal, sponsored by France, Germany and Japan, has come under fire due to a recommendation that stringent enforcement of operational efficiency regulations is introduced no earlier than 2029.

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