Case studies and Trends in action

The Observatory publishes, alongside its annual reports, a series of case studies and trends in action, of countries, cities and regions, at the crossroads of national policies and non-state actions, to provide a qualitative analysis of the evolution of greenhouse gas emissions.

Global
Adaptation
Agriculture
Land use

Land Use • How the coffee industry is dealing with climate change

At both ends of the value chain, as the vulnerability of the coffee sector to c[...]

2022
Global
Industries
Waste

Waste • In Europe, the circular economy in textiles is being reinvinted

To reduce textile waste production and improve its management, laws and m[...]

2022
Global
Building

Buildings • From efficiency to renewable energy generation: Commercial spaces in search of renewal...

Due to the large surface areas they occupy,[...]

2022
Global
Transport

Transport • Air traffic takes off again, leaving the climate transition on the tarmac

Air traffic is on track to return to 2019 levels and exceed[...]

2022
Global
Adaptation
Energy

Energy • Between the revival of fossil fuels and emergency sufficiency, the difficult process of a...

The challenges of a changing climate are co[...]

2022
Global
Transport

Transport • Beyond the motorisation, cities are reorganizing the urban space for low-carbon mobili...

The car’s place in urban mobility is shrink[...]

2022
Global
Transport

Transport • The energy transition in international shipping remains at the dock

Committed to reducing sulphur and greenhouse gas emissions, the s[...]

2022
Global
Transport

Transport • Metals, the precious fuel for the automotive market in the race to electrification

The high concentration of strategic mineral resour[...]

2022
Global
Energy

Energy • The growth of renewables is still not enough to feed the insatiable energy appetite of th...

Breaking from the trend of 2020, 2021 and t[...]

2022
City
Agriculture
Land use

Durban • Agroecology to fight against food inequalities

The eThekwini Municipality (Kwazulu-Natal Province), one of the eight metropolitan munici[...]

2022
Region
Adaptation
Land use

Sundarbans • Banking on mangroves for land, life and livelihood

The Sundarbans are archipelago of islands at the mouth of the Ganges, in eastern [...]

2022
Region
Land use

Yaeda Valley • Carbon offsets at the heart of a project to protect local flora and fauna

In the United Republic of Tanzania, a forest management [...]

2022
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