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 […]
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 […]
The Paris Agreement pledges are nearing the critical threshold of 55 countries accounting for at least 55% of global emissions. An analysis compiled by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of the Marshall Islands and Climate Analytics shows that around 58 countries that collectively represent nearly 54% of global emissions have now ratified or pledged […]
In February Track 0 CEO Farhana Yamin travelled to the Pacific region visiting Palau and the Marshall Islands, and attending the 16th Micronesian Presidents’ Summit. The Summit called on Pacific countries to expedite ratification, and all countries to ratify the Paris Agreement. Their call to action has paid dividends with Fiji, Palau and the Marshall […]
Track 0 CEO Farhana Yamin travelled to the Pacific region in February, first visiting Palau to attend the 16th Micronesian Presidents’ Summit (MPS). The 16th Micronesian President’s Summit was held on February 22nd and brought together President Hilda Heine of the Republic of the Marshall Islands, President Tommy Remengesau of Palau and President Peter Christian […]
Track 0 has put together an October briefing for those who want the latest on which countries, cities, businesses and individuals support the operationalisation of the 2/1.5ºC maximum temperature rise target with a long-term goal. You can read or download the briefing here Our usual tracking tables for countries, cities and regions, business, campaigns and individuals […]
Track 0 has been busy supporting groups of key actors to include the long-term goal in their work, including the UN Major Group for Children and Youth and the Major Economies Forum in New York last month. Find out about what we’ve been working on and progress in support for the long-term goal here.
Energy modellers at Track and the Centre for Alternative Technology (CAT) say governments must pledge to reduce emissions further, and draw on their report ‘Who’s Getting Ready for Zero?’ to demonstrate that zero is possible. The 1st of October 2015 marks the deadline for countries to submit their emission reduction targets for 2025 and 2030, known as INDCs […]
Read Track 0 CEO Farhana Yamin’s article on the sustainable development goals and climate change ahead of the leaders summit in New York on 26th September here.
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 […]