Global GHG emissions for top six emitting countries and regions

“Total global greenhouse gas emissions, including emissions from land use, land-use change and forestry (LULUCF), are estimated at about 51.9 GtCO2e/year in 2016. The time series data for global total CO2 and greenhouse gas emissions used for the Emissions Gap Reports have been updated since the 2016 report, with the estimate for global total greenhouse [...]

By |November 9th, 2017|Categories: Graph Analysis|Tags: , , |

Why Are G20 Governments Financing Coal Over Renewables? – NRDC – 17/07/2017

Despite national commitments to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, some G20 countries still fund highly polluting coal projects. The catch is most of these emissions don’t count towards their carbon footprint - these countries are funding coal projects abroad. If G20 nations are serious about their Paris Agreement goals, they should not be exporting their highly [...]

By |July 20th, 2017|Categories: News|Tags: , , |

G20 leaders’ statement on climate change highlights rift with US – The Guardian – 08/07/2017

Joint statement points to US decision to withdraw from Paris agreement while other G20 countries see accord as ‘irreversible’

Source:  The Guardian, 2017/07/08

By |July 13th, 2017|Categories: News|Tags: , , |

Renewable Energy Soon To Be Cheapest Form Of Electricity In G20 Countries, Says Greenpeace – Clean Technica – 07/07/2017

Renewable energy sources like wind and solar are already as cheap or cheaper than traditional fuels in about half of G20 countries, and are soon to be the cheapest form of electricity in every G20 country, according to a new report from Greenpeace in advance of the upcoming G20 Summit in Hamburg.

Source:  Clean Technica, 2017/07/07

By |July 13th, 2017|Categories: News|Tags: , , |

The world’s biggest economies spent four times as much on fossil fuels than on clean energy – Grist – 06/07/2017

The G20 (the richest countries on the planet) invested mostly in polluting energy between 2013 and 2015, according to a new analysis from a handful of environmental organizations.

Source:  Grist, 2017/07/06

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New Report Finds G20 Nations Still Sending Billions In Public Finance To Fossil Fuels – Huffington Post – 05/07/2017

As world leaders prepare to convene in Hamburg, Germany later this week for the annual G20 summit, it is clear that climate is set to be a key issue. But with the Paris Agreement at the forefront of the world’s stage, how do the energy investments of the G20 countries align with their international climate [...]

By |July 6th, 2017|Categories: News|Tags: , , , |

G20 plan to stave off debt crises stalls as no country takes lead – Reuters – 10/03/2017

Global efforts to create a market for growth-linked bonds that could help avert debt crises have stalled because none of the wealthy economies backing the drive are willing to take the lead and be the first to issue, sources told Reuters.

Source:  Reuters, 2017/03/10

By |March 16th, 2017|Categories: News|Tags: , , |