Climate: Securing a cleaner future

Climate change threatens our future. Yet we have many reasons for hope, despite an administration in Washington determined to ignore the dangers.

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  • Type: Report
    Date: May 22, 2018
    A report by Environmental Defense Fund and the Chinese government’s Energy Research Institute that creates a framework for gauging the performance of China’s emissions trading system.
  • Type: Report
    Date: May 22, 2018
    A new report by Environmental Defense Fund and the Chinese government’s Energy Research Institute creates a framework for gauging the performance of China’s emissions trading system
  • Type: Report
    Date: May 5, 2018
    This preliminary analysis outlines the possible scope of emissions that are at special risk of being double-claimed, if the Paris Rulebook were to discriminate between mitigation originating within versus outside of NDCS, or because of the nature and type of NDCs. The analysis flags the possibility that a significant share of the world’s emissions may be at risk. The analysis underscores the need for clear rules and strong transparency, for double counting/claiming reductions in these emissions would substantially undermine the effectiveness of global emissions abatement efforts, at a high cost to those most vulnerable to the impacts of climate change.

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