Editor's Top 20 - COP26

Toby Green
30 October 2021
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Ahead of COP26, hundreds of reports, datasets, charting tools and other resources have been released about the climate crisis, carbon pricing, energy transformation and more. Our editor has made a selection of the top 20.

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Beyond Plastics · 21 October 2021 English

The New Coal: Plastics and Climate Change is a comprehensive account of the United States plastics industry’s significant, yet rarely acknowledged contributions to the climate crisis. Using coal-fired power plants …


UNFCCC · 26 October 2021 English

This full version of the report synthesizes information from the 164 latest available Nationally Determined Contributions (of greenhouse gases GHGs) or NDCs, representing all 191 Parties to the Paris Agreement, …


UNFCCC · 26 October 2021 English

Developed countries remain steadfast in our continued commitment to meet the annual US$100 billion goal as soon as possible and through 2025. In this regard, developed countries, co-led by Canada’s …


Jubilee Debt Campaign · 26 October 2021 English

Jubilee Debt Campaign has conducted research which finds that in 2021 lower income countries are spending over five times more on external debt payments than projects to protect people from …


UNEP · 26 October 2021 English

With climate change intensifying and scientists warning that humanity is running out of time to limit global warming to 1.5°C over pre-industrial levels, 2021 has been a fraught year for …


Elsevier · 28 October 2021

This report is based on a study analyzing more than 1.6 million papers from Elsevier’s Scopus database, combining data with content and subject-matter expertise to gain unique insights into how …


IPCC · 9 August 2021 English

This Summary for Policymakers (SPM) presents the key findings of the Special Report: Global Warming of 1.5ºC, based on the assessment of the available scientific, technical and socio-economic literature relevant …


CAU · 20 October 2021 English

This handbook expands on the key ideas the UCL Climate Action Unit introduced to a workshop in the build-up to COP26. Its content is designed specifically for those working at …


UNFCCC · 1 November 2021

Mia Mottley, Prime Minister of Barbados, makes a powerful speech at the opening of the #COP26 World Leaders Summit of the United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP26), Glasgow, Scotland, UK. …


UNFCCC · 1 January 2021

David Attenborough gives his speech at the opening of the world leaders summit at the UN Climate Change Conference 2021 (COP26), Glasgow, Scotland, UK. (7'45")