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#Week13: Who’s Getting Ready for Zero? Track 0 & CAT launch NEW REPORT!

In the first of our countdown to COP21 weekly blogs, #Week13 kicks off with the release of a Track 0 and Centre for Alternative Technology collaboration to bring you the latest on who is getting ready to work on the how of implementing a UN climate agreement, whether it be on the regional, national or city level. The report […]

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Brazil & Germany issue statement supporting a long-term goal

On the 20th of August, Brazil and Germany pledged strong bilateral cooperation on climate action with national leaders Angela Merkel and Dilma Roussef releasing a joint statement to affirm their support for the conclusion of an ambitious climate agreement at the Paris COP21 in December. The two largest economies in Europe are now on the […]

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Islamic Leaders Declaration on Climate calls for “zero emissions strategies”

Islamic leaders from 20 countries today launched a bold Climate Change Declaration to engage the world’s 1.6 billion Muslims on the issue of our time. The declaration combines Qur’anic scripture, moral responsibility to ourselves and our planet, and actions that can be taken by people, nations leaders, businesses, corporations and the finance sector, and of course, Muslims everywhere. Track […]

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The Republic of the Marshall Islands has announced ambitious emissions reductions plans that position the small island state as a climate leader ahead of the UNFCCC negotiations to be held in Paris in December. According to the Marshall Islands’ intended nationally determined contribution (INDC) – which was submitted by President Christoper Loeak over the weekend […]

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You can read our May – June Newsletter here!

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FROM 90 PAGES TO 9: Track 0 writes a draft Paris Agreement

As Ministers and negotiators prepare for the next round of diplomatic meetings to thrash out a universal agreement tackling climate change and its impacts, Track 0’s Founder and CEO Farhana Yamin and two of Track 0’s advisors, Erik Haites and Niklas Höhne, have compiled a Paris Agreement which offers one possible way in which the […]

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G7 commits to long-term goal to decarbonise the global economy

7 of the world’s largest economies have come to a landmark agreement to decarbonise the global economy by the end of the century. Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, UK and USA have united to act on climate change and the threats posed by continuing reliance on fossil fuels. Announced today, the G7 have agreed to […]

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Who’s getting ready for Zero? Conclusions from our side event at the UN Climate Negotiations

A panel of 10 guest speakers convened at the climate negotiations in Bonn on Thursday, June 4 to participate in Getting Ready for Zero, a side event hosted by Track 0, the Centre for Alternative Technology (CAT), the International Network for Sustainable Energy (INFORSE) and the Nordic Folkecentre for Renewable Energy. The event aimed to […]

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Track 0 side event asks who’s getting ready for zero?

With an esteemed panel of speakers this side-event examines the global response to what climate science is telling us:  to stabilise our climate system and stay below the internationally agreed limit of 2ºC with high certainty, we must rapidly eliminate man-made emissions of greenhouse gases and phase-out fossil fuel use almost entirely by around mid-century. […]

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Private sector calls for net zero emissions in lead up to Paris

With only a few months to go until the United Nations’ COP 21 Summit in Paris, members of the international business community are continuing to urge national governments to signal their clear commitment to achieving emissions reductions that would limit global average temperature rise to 2 degrees Celsius (2ºC). 25 worldwide business networks – representing […]

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