U.N. Climate Conference in Paris

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Integrating Ocean and Climate Diplomacy Report

Integrating Ocean and Climate Diplomacy

Countries and subnational governments should bring ocean issues in from the periphery of the climate conversation.

Gwynne Taraska

Burning the Data Report

Burning the Data

President Trump and his allies threaten to defund and thus dismantle vital climate and energy data and research programs as part of their broader attack on science.

Luke Bassett, Kristina Costa, Lia Cattaneo

The Flip Side of Climate Risk Report

The Flip Side of Climate Risk

Self-interested nations—and international forums for economic governance—will pursue the opportunities inherent in the effort to curb climate change.

Gwynne Taraska

Opportunities for the Next Executive Director of the Green Climate Fund Report
This satellite image released by NASA shows Hurricane Madeline and Hurricane Lester over the Pacific Ocean, August 2016. (AP/NASA)

Opportunities for the Next Executive Director of the Green Climate Fund

As the Green Climate Fund searches for its next executive director—its first in the Paris era of climate cooperation—there are a number of important opportunities a new leader should seize.

Pete Ogden, Gwynne Taraska

Avoiding a Full Arctic Meltdown Report
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry visits the Jakobshavn Glacier and the Ilulissat Icefjord on June 17, 2016, in Ilulissat, Greenland. (AP/Evan Vucci)

Avoiding a Full Arctic Meltdown

This fall, world leaders and science ministers have a shot at stepping up global action to avert catastrophic Arctic and global climate change.

Cathleen Kelly, Kelsey Schober

Could the G-20 Become Coherent on Climate? Report
The Speicherstadt warehouse district stands in Hamburg, Germany. (Flickr/photo64)

Could the G-20 Become Coherent on Climate?

The G-20 has an opportunity to take up the mantle of climate leadership—starting with a focus on climate-compatible infrastructure.

Gwynne Taraska, Henry Kellison

Proposals for a North American Climate Strategy Report
This summit provides a near-term opportunity for the three leaders to explore options for trilateral cooperation. (NASA Earth Observatory)

Proposals for a North American Climate Strategy

The new alignment of the United States, Mexico, and Canada on climate change—and the forthcoming North American Leaders’ Summit—present opportunities for these countries to undertake new, coordinated climate action.

Gwynne Taraska, Marcela López-Vallejo, Sam Adams, 6 More Erin Flanagan, Gustavo Alanís-Ortega, Cathleen Kelly, Andrew Light, Julia Martinez, Joe Thwaites

The Potential of Proxy Carbon Pricing in International Development Finance Report
Construction of the Noor I solar power plant nears completion on April 24, 2015, by Ouarzazate, Morocco. (AP/Abdeljalil Bounhar)

The Potential of Proxy Carbon Pricing in International Development Finance

International finance institutions can use proxy carbon pricing in conjunction with other tools to drive climate-compatible investments and help meet the goals of the Paris Agreement.

Gwynne Taraska, Ori Gutin

Agriculture and the Paris Agreement Fact Sheet
A central Illinois farmer cultivates his cornfield in Illinois, October 2012. (AP/Seth Perlman)

Agriculture and the Paris Agreement

With the Paris agreement in place, climate-smart agriculture practices are essential to the United States’ and other countries’ efforts to mitigate greenhouse gas emissions and to build resilience to the threats of climate change.

the CAP Energy and Environment Team

The Paris Climate Agreement Report
The slogan

The Paris Climate Agreement

On December 12, 2015, nations adopted a historic global agreement to address climate change.

Gwynne Taraska