Global Covenant of Mayors 2018 Global Aggregation Report
The Global Covenant of Mayors for Climate and Energy is the largest global coalition of cities and local governments voluntarily committed to actively combatting climate change and transitioning to a low carbon and climate resilie[...]
Water Security and the Sustainable Development Goals
Water security has emerged as a major theoretical framework in environmental governance and resource management. An insecure supply of clean water and safe access to freshwater and sanitation raises the dangers of economic disruption[...]
Creating a sustainable food future “A Menu of Solutions to Feed Nearly 10 Billion People by 2050”
The report focuses on technical opportunities and policies for cost-effective scenarios to meet food, land-use and greenhouse gas emissions goals in 2050 in ways that can help t[...]
The Future of Hydrogen
At the request of the government of Japan under its G20 presidency, the International Energy Agency (IEA) has produced this landmark report to analyse the current state of play for hydrogen and to offer guidance on its future development.
Climate Change and Land: an IPCC special report on climate change, desertification, land degradation, sustainable land management, food security, and greenhouse gas fluxes in terrestrial ecosystems
"This Special Report on Climate Change and Land responds to the Panel decision in 2016 to[...]
Changing minds not the climate
"Climate action is essential for transformative sustainable development. It also presents a major opportunity to leverage desirable social transformations that will favour social inclusion and justice, as well as safeguard the climatic and ecological syste[...]
Renewables 2019 : Global Status Report
"The year 2018 saw a relatively stable market for renewable energy technologies. Total renewable power capacity grew at a consistent pace compared to 2017, and the number of countries integrating high shares of variable renewable energy (VRE) conti[...]
Assessing the effectiveness of Climate Resilience Grants to Local Governments in Least Developed Countries
"Building resilience to increasingly intense climate change impacts requires effective, urgent adaptation action at the local level. While much progress has been made within the in[...]
Status of the World’s Soil Resources
This document presents the first major global assessment ever on soils and related issues.
The history of climate negociations
The Norwegian research centre CICERO made a simple and clear video to understand climate negociations since 1992.
Climate Finance for cities and buildings – A handbook for local governments
The objectives of this Handbook are to help raise awareness among local stakeholders regarding climate finance and its potential in the built environment, given the important role that this sector has to p[...]
The Climate Chance online library is a tool available to everybody who is interested in climate action at the local level.
Containing a diversity of resources (official UNFCCC texts, non-state actors’ declarations, briefing papers, as well as key reports), the online library aims to become an information hub about climate non-state action, through the dissemination of official texts and declarations, as well as briefing papers and multimedia resources.
The purpose of the library is also to be a real working instrument destined to those actors, through the diffusion of thematic reports (water, transport, housing, energy…) as well as informative documents in order to improve the understanding of the issue of climate change.