Tag: Emissions Gap Report

Emissions Gap Report 2021

Updated climate commitments ahead of COP26 fall far short, but net-zero pledges provide hope

The 2021 Emissions Gap Report finds a world on track for a temperature rise this century of at least 2.7°C with new and updated NDCs only taking 7.5% off predicted 2030 emissions.

October 26th, 2021

Paris, Shutterstock, Melinda Nagy

World is off track to meet Paris Agreement climate targets

Climate change and impacts accelerate, while COVID-19 caused only a temporary reduction in carbon emissions. New United in Science report shows an alarming appraisal of just how far off course we are

September 16th, 2021

Green pandemic recovery essential to close climate action gap

2020 Emissions Gap Report says right policies could cut a quarter of 2030 emissions, getting us close to Paris Agreement goals

December 9th, 2020

The world has ten years to halve emissions

A decade of insufficient political climate action means that we face a greater challenge with less time to overcome it.

March 5th, 2020

UN City, credit: Adam Mørk

2019: A year of change and action

As the end of 2019 draws near, UNEP DTU Partnership would like to thank our partners in all sectors for all your efforts and collaboration in the last year. Together we have created and supported projects and research that brings us closer to a climate-resilient world for future generations, where developing countries prosper using low carbon energy sources in the […]

December 30th, 2019

Annual 7% decrease in emissions needed for next decade

If we are to reach global climate goals ambition must climb at least five-fold, the new Emissions Gap Report shows. Currently we are heading for a temperature rise of 3.2 °C.

November 26th, 2019

UNEP DTU Partnership contributes to the science behind climate action

Research from UNEP DTU Partnership is part of the science behind the policy decisions, as world leaders meet to increase the ambition for climate action in New York.

September 23rd, 2019

From “lost decade” of climate action, hope emerges

New publication looks back at ten years of Emissions Gap Reports and global climate action. The conclusions are bleak.

September 22nd, 2019

G20 nations are lagging in climate action, but have huge opportunities to increase ambition

The G20 is not on track to meet Paris pledges, but technological advances, sub-national action and societal support provide foundation for increased ambition.

September 21st, 2019

From left: UNEP DTU Partnership Head of Section Myung Kyoon Lee, UNEP DTU Partnershp director John Christensen, Former UN Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon and IGEE Executive Director Professor Sohn Myongsei

UNEP DTU Partnership Director talks collaboration with Ban Ki-Moon

John Christensen gave several lectures as Sustainable Development Professor and met with former the UN General Secretary and the Executive Director of IGEE to discuss future cooperation on climate and SDGs

September 5th, 2019