Reports & Publications - Page: 6

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.

A stress test for coal in Europe under the Paris Agreement

The long-term temperature goal adopted under the Paris Agreement requires a rapid decarbonisation of the global power sector. In this report, Climate Analytics presents a methodology to determine a phase-out schedule for coal power plants in the European Union. The report suggests two possible strategies for how the EU could achieve a complete phase out of coal use read more…

Climate change, impacts and vulnerability in Europe 2016

The report by the European Environment Agency assesses the latest trends and projections on climate change and its impacts across Europe. It finds that better and more flexible adaptation strategies, policies and measures will be crucial to lessen these impacts. This is the fourth ‘Climate change, impacts and vulnerability in Europe’ report, which is published every read more…

Valuing Climate Damages: Updating Estimation of the Social Cost of Carbon Dioxide

The social cost of carbon (SC-CO2) is an economic metric intended to provide a comprehensive estimate of the net damages – that is, the monetized value of the net impacts, both negative and positive – from the global climate change that results from a small (1-metric ton) increase in carbon-dioxide (CO2) emissions. Under Executive Orders read more…

Better Business, Better World

The new report by the Business & Sustainable Development Commission affirms that putting the Sustainable Development Goals at the heart of the world’s economic strategy could unleash a step-change in growth and productivity, opening opportunities worth up to US$12 trillion and creating 380 million jobs by 2030. More information on the Commission’s website.  

REthinking Energy 2017

The report from the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) examines trends and developments in the global quest for a sustainable energy future. REthinking Energy’ third edition emphasizes that accelerated deployment will fuel economic growth, create new employment opportunities, enhance human welfare and contribute to a climate-safe future. More information on IRENA website.

Global Risks Report 2017

The 12th edition of the Global Risks Report by the World Economic Forum features perspectives from nearly 750 experts on the perceived impact and likelihood of 30 prevalent global risks as well as 13 underlying trends that could amplify them or alter the interconnections between them over a 10-year timeframe. In the 2017 edition climate read more…

Carbon Market Monitor: A new hope dispelled. Review of global markets in 2016

The report presents Thomson Reuters Commodities’ assessment of the world’s carbon markets in 2016. By collecting trading data from official sources and estimating the size of bilateral transactions, it provides an overview of the main trends in the major carbon emission markets.  Unlike previous editions, the 2016 report does not contain quantitative volume forecasts.