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
Energy

Melbourne • En route to 100% renewables thanks to Power Purchase Agreements

In early 2019, Melbourne claimed it became the first Australian Counc[...]

2021
City
Energy

Cádiz • At the forefront of the municipalisation of energy

A port city of 120,000 inhabitants located in the south of Andalusia, capital of the [...]

2021
Region
Waste

Mendoza • Promoting a socially inclusive model of comprehensive waste management

In 2019, the provincial government of Mendoza launched the “Inte[...]

2021
Region
Waste

Flanders • The development of a comprehensive strategy for the bioeconomy

In its Climate and Energy Plan 2021-2030, Flanders wants to reduce its [...]

2021
Region
Waste

British Columbia • Operational EPR at the heart of “Zero Waste” and the Circular Economy

Extended producer responsibility (EPR) makes compani[...]

2021
Country
Building

The Netherlands • Long-term strategies of local authorities to phase out fossil fuels in heating

In the Netherlands, local authorities play an es[...]

2021
City
Building

Ulaanbaatar • An ecosystem for the thermal insulation of precarious housing

The coldest city in the world, with the highest level of air pollutio[...]

2021
City
Building

Heerlen • A “5th generation” heating and cooling network

With funding from the European Union and the Dutch government, the city of Heerlen d[...]

2021
Country
Land use

Russia • As Russia’s climate policy comes under fire, burning forests risk depleting carbon ...

Climate change poses a great challenge to R[...]

2021
Country
Energy

Spain • Spain’s upswing in renewables defeats years of headwinds

The decentralised policy framework and the existence of large energy playe[...]

2021
Country

Brazil • Multi-level climate governance

The Climate Chance Observatory in collaboration with i care & consult has analyzed the political articula[...]

2021
Country

Canada • Multi-level climate governance

The Climate Chance Observatory in collaboration with ESSA has analyzed the political articulations of cli[...]

2021
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