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This online library collects selected publications covering the full range of climate issues: emissions & mitigation, impacts and adaptation, negotiations and policies, energy, economy and carbon pricing, society and media.

Carbon Majors Report 2017

The Carbon Majors Database stores greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions data on the largest company-related sources of all time. CDP’s Carbon Majors Report 2017 is the first in an ongoing series of publications aimed at using this Database – the most comprehensive available – to highlight the role that corporations can play in driving the global read more…

Electric Vehicle Outlook 2017

The global long-term Electric Vehicle Outlook (EVO) forecasts passenger EV adoption out to 2040 and the impact that electrification will have on automotive and power markets, as well as on fossil fuel displacement and demand for key materials. The EVO 2017 report updates the assessment of future lithium-ion battery prices and how this will affect read more…

World Energy Investment 2017

World Energy Investment 2017, the second annual IEA benchmark analysis of energy investment, presents diverse findings, with upbeat news in some quarters and bearish indicators in others. With analysis of the past year’s developments across all fuels and all energy technologies, the report reveals the critical issues confronting energy markets and features the emerging themes read more…

Renewable Energy Statistics 2017

The International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) has set out to produce comprehensive, reliable data sets on renewable energy capacity and use worldwide. The Renewable Energy Statistics 2017 yearbook shows data sets on renewable power-generation capacity for 2007-2016, renewable power generation for 2007-2015 and renewable energy balances for about 100 countries and areas for 2014 and read more…

Accelerating the Energy Transition through Innovation

Technological breakthroughs are needed to reduce carbon emissions in the energy sector. Even with economically viable and scalable renewable-based solutions available for around two-thirds of the world’s energy supply, population growth and rising energy demand could outpace energy decarbonisation without urgent investments in research and development (R&D). This working paper from the International Renewable Energy read more…

Recommendations of the Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures

The report by the Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures (TCFD) presents the final recommendations for voluntary, climate-related disclosures. The TCFD was established by the Financial Stability Board on request of G20 finance ministers and the Central Bank Governors, which is why the report is presented at the G20 summit in Hamburg in July 2017. read more…

Impacts of Climate Change on World Heritage Coral Reefs

With the report ‘Impacts of Climate Change on World Heritage Coral Reefs’, the UNESCO’s World Heritage Centre released the first global scientific assessment of climate change impacts on World Heritage coral reefs. Soaring ocean temperatures in the past three years have subjected 21 of 29 World Heritage reefs to severe and/or repeated heat stress, and read more…