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48 Climate Vulnerable Forum countries commit to 100% renewables at COP22

The 48 developing country members of the Climate Vulnerable Forum (CVF) demonstrated much needed ambition and leadership at COP22. They agreed to making their energy production 100% renewable “as rapidly as possible”, and by between 2030 and 2050 at the latest. This commitment is set out in the CVF’s leadership vision statement for 2016-2018, called […]

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Track 0 and Sabin Centre for Climate Change Law Host Roundtable on the Role of Climate Litigation in the Post-Paris World at COP22 Side Event

On Friday 11 November 2016, Track 0 co-hosted a Climate Litigation Roundtable as part of Climate Law and Governance Day 2016, a COP22 side event organised by the Centre for International Sustainable Development Law and the Centre for International Governance Innovation. Track 0 partnered with the Columbia University Sabin Centre for Climate Change Law in […]

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The Paris Agreement in a Nutshell

Track 0 has a new animated video – The Paris Agreement in a Nutshell. This three-minute video explains the 2015 Paris Agreement and how it will help to address climate change and promote the sustainable development goals. It also highlights the need for further ambition by governments and businesses. The video is being released today […]

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Track 0 Celebrates Entry into Force of the 2015 Paris Agreement

The 2015 Paris Agreement becomes legally binding on 4th November 2016, a record 11 months after its adoption by the twenty first Conference of the Parties to the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP21) held in Paris. As of today 94 of the 197 Parties to the UNFCCC have ratified the Paris Agreement. This […]

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Track 0 at COP22 in Marrakech

Track 0 will be in Marrakech from 5-19 November 2016 for COP22. We will convene a number of events with our allies and partners to catalyse climate action that fosters climate justice and a rapid transition to a net zero emissions world. We will be supporting the work of the Climate Vulnerable Forum (CVF) and […]

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Track 0 supports launch of Leonardo DiCaprio’s film Before the Flood

Leonardo DiCaprio is launching a film that explores the causes and effects of climate change, and lays out the case of urgent action and a rapid transition away from fossil fuels. The film, called Before the Flood, is free to watch online from 30 October following this link. Track 0 is one of 30 NGOs […]

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ClientEarth highlights the UK Government’s failures under the Climate Change Act

Environmental organisations have been highlighting the shortfall in the UK’s actions to achieve its national climate change commitment for some time. Now, a formal legal challenge has been lodged by ClientEarth under the UK’s Climate Change Act (CCA) – the first legislation in the world to legally commit a nation to binding emissions targets. The […]

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Netherlands must have zero CO2 emissions from energy and industry by 2035

A new study has shown that in order for the Netherlands to stay in line with the “well below 2oC” target enshrined in the Paris Agreement, CO2 emissions from energy production and industry have to reach zero by 2035. The report ‘What does the Paris Agreement mean for climate policy in the Netherlands’, produced by […]

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High Ambition Coalition help reach ambitious deal on HFCs in Kigali

Nearly 200 countries have reached an agreement to phase out the extremely potent greenhouse gases known as hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs). The deal was struck at the 28th Meeting of the Parties to the Montreal Protocol (MOP28) in Kigali, Rwanda. Countries adopted an amendment to phase down HFCs, committing to cut their production and consumption by more […]

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China and the US follow ‘early ratification club’ ahead of G20 summit

The US and China have jointly announced their ratification of the Paris Agreement. The two countries submitted their instruments of ratification on the eve of the G20 Leaders Summit in Hangzhou, nine months after the Paris Agreement was drawn up. This gives the climate deal a major boost, making early entry into force more likely. It […]

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