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.

City
Governance

Manchester • A local a carbon budget for the city

With the support of the Tyndall Centre for Climate Change Research, the Manchester Climate Chan[...]

2021
City
Governance

Bariloche • Sustainable tourism and climate action

The city of San Carlos de Bariloche, or simply Bariloche, is located in Northern Patagonia, an[...]

2021
Region
Governance

Bahia • Mitigation and adaptation through multilevel governance

In the process of renewing its Climate Policy, Bahia wished to reactivate the "Ba[...]

2021
Region
Land use

Sindh • Restoring mangroves to augment carbon sinks in the Indus Delta

In 2020, Pakistan’s Prime Minister announced a ‘blue economy policy’ for P[...]

2021
Region
Land use

Cardamoms • Involving local communities to protect the Cardamom range

Spread over 20,000 km2 in the southwest of Cambodia, the Cardamom range is [...]

2021
City
Transport

Tokyo • Hydrogen fuels the flame of the Tokyo Olympics

In 2017, Japan was one of the first countries to adopt a national hydrogen strategy in whi[...]

2021
City
Transport

Dakar • Decongesting traffic to meet the challenge of sustainable urban mobility

Dakar is home to 25% of Senegal’s population, while occupying le[...]

2021
City
Transport

Bogotá • Soft and electric mobility: the transformation of the transport system

In April 2021, the municipality of Bogotá presented a 2020-2050 [...]

2021
City
Industries

Paris Good Fashion • Making Paris the capital of sustainable fashion

The association Paris Good Fashion (PGF) was founded in 2019 under the impul[...]

2021
Country
Industries

Norway • The Longship Project: CCS to decarbonise heavy industries

In 1996, Statoil, the Norwegian state-owned oil company, launched the first co[...]

2021
Region
Energy
Industries

South Australia • Scaling up battery storage to a new dimension

A leader in renewable energy in the country, the state of South Australia (SA) is[...]

2021
Country
Energy

Vietnam • A boom in solar energy

The first half of 2020 saw considerable growth in renewable capacity in Vietnam, which increased further in the [...]

2021
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