Case studies

The Observatory publishes, in addition to its annual report, a series of case studies 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.

Country
Waste

Morocco • Moroccan society’s uneven response to the proliferation of waste

Located in a key Mediterranean position marked by pollution and esca[...]

2020
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Transport

Côte d’Ivoire • The necessary development of sustainable transport in Cô...

Enjoying a thriving economy, Côte d’Ivoire is in the grip of [...]

2020
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Building

Brazil • Building : Local authorities and businesses, pioneers in a still weak...

Brazil is one of the most densely populated countries, behind J[...]

2020
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Energy

United Kingdom • A decarbonation model involving all stakeholders

"The 21st of April 2017 marked the first time since the start of electrificatio[...]

2019
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Energy

Ghana • Growth, electrification and emissions: a fine balancing act

With an average growth of 5% since 2013, Ghana has one of the most dynamic ec[...]

2019
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Transport

Germany • Twists and turns on the road to the Verkehrswende

Compared to the progress made in the Energy Transition (Energiewende), greenhouse gas[...]

2019
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Transport

Norway • The progressive electrification of land and maritime transport

Accounting for over 29 % of Norway’s overall CO2 emissions, transport-rel[...]

2019
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Energy

Chile • An emerging key actor in the renewable energy arena

Chile, with less than 18 million inhabitants, is becoming a strategic actor in the wo[...]

2019
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Transport

Japan • At the cutting edge of technology and of the modal shift

Japan aspires to reduce its greenhouse emissions (GHG) by 26 % in 2030 compared [...]

2019
City

Milton Keynes • Involving citizens with multiple digital tools

With the ambition of becoming "the greenest city in the world", the British city o[...]

2019
Region

Chhattisgarh • Forests to link adaptation and mitigation

The economy of Chhattisgarh State is largely based on sectors exposed to climatic hazard[...]

2019
City

Larnaca • Managing natural resources while sustaining territorial attractivene...

Larnaca attaches great importance to the protection of its natu[...]

2019
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