Greenhouse Gas Bulletin

Greenhouse gas concentrations in atmosphere reach yet another high

Levels of heat-trapping greenhouse gases in the atmosphere have reached another new record high, according to the World Meteorological Organization. This continuing long-term trend means that future generations will be confronted with increasingly severe impacts of climate change, including rising temperatures, more extreme weather, water stress, sea level rise and disruption to marine and land…

The Climate Pledge

Amazon Co-founds The Climate Pledge

Commits to net zero carbon by 2040 and 100% renewable energy by 2030 Orders 100,000 fully-electric delivery vehicles, the largest order ever for electric delivery vehicles Invests $100 million in reforestation projects around the world to begin removing carbon from the atmosphere now Launches new sustainability website to report progress on commitments   Amazon and…

Clean Air Initiative

United Nations announces 2019 Climate Action Summit ‘Clean Air Initiative’

Ahead of the upcoming 2019 Climate Action Summit, the United Nations, the World Health Organization (WHO), the United Nations Environment Programme (UN Environment) and Climate and Clean Air Coalition announced today the “Clean Air Initiative”, calling on governments at all levels to join the Initiative. The “Clean Air Initiative” calls on national and subnational governments…

CO2 emissions stacks releasing gas

Carbon emissions from advanced economies set to rise in 2018 for first time in five years

The world’s advanced economies will see an uptick in their carbon dioxide emissions this year, bucking a five year-long decline, according to the International Energy Agency. Based on the latest available energy data, energy-related CO2 emissions in North America, the European Union and other advanced economies in Asia Pacific grew, as higher oil and gas…