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Global Spotlight Report #46: Climate Mitigation Priorities
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Global Spotlight Report #46: Climate Mitigation Priorities

Introduction For Post 46, Climate Scorecard asked our Country Managers to propose a strategy for what their countries need to do to reach the goal of reducing emissions by 50% by the year 2030. The following table highlights our recommendations for each country. Detailed Country Reports are provided below. Country Climate Mitigation Strategic Priorities Australia...

Global Spotlight Report #45: Progress Report
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Global Spotlight Report #45: Progress Report

Introduction This report provides an update on the status of efforts by leading greenhouse gas emitting countries over the past five years to reduce their emissions. The Report is in the form of memos to the UNFCCC that are being forwarded by Climate Scorecard Country Managers in 19 countries. The memos reflect the progress each...

Global Spotlight Report #44: Best Sources of Climate Data and Information by Country
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Global Spotlight Report #44: Best Sources of Climate Data and Information by Country

Introduction All of us struggle to get relevant, up-to-date, robust information about trends in climate change emissions. In Post 44, we asked our Country Managers in leading greenhouse gas emitting countries to provide an analysis of the strengths and weaknesses in their country’s climate information resources. What are the best organizations that provide information on...

Global Spotlight Report #43: Extreme Weather Events
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Global Spotlight Report #43: Extreme Weather Events

Introduction During the past year the impact of climate change has increasingly been made evident by a growing number of extreme weather events around the world. In Post 43 we asked Climate Scorecard Country Managers to file a 2021 climate change weather report for their countries. We asked them to describe the nature of their...

Global Spotlight Report #42: Nuclear Energy
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Global Spotlight Report #42: Nuclear Energy

Introduction This Report provides information on approaches to the use of nuclear energy by leading greenhouse gas countries around the world. Climate Scorecard asked each of our country managers to report on the extent to which their countries relied on nuclear power as an energy source; whether their countries plan on expanding or reducing its...

Global Spotlight Report #41: Leading Obstacles to Emissions Reduction
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Global Spotlight Report #41: Leading Obstacles to Emissions Reduction

Introduction Post 41 identifies the biggest obstacles faced by leading greenhouse gas emitting countries in combating climate change and reaching Climate Scorecard’s two country climate commitment goals: (1) reducing emissions by 50% by 2030 and (2) becoming carbon neutral by 2050. In the last report we described how most countries are lagging behind these goals,...

Global Spotlight Report #40: Emissions Stocktaking
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Global Spotlight Report #40: Emissions Stocktaking

Introduction Post 40 is intended to provide an update on the status of efforts by leading greenhouse gas emitting countries to reduce emissions, and, more specifically, commit to Climate Scorecard’s five climate commitment goals: a commitment to the goal of reducing emissions by 50% by 2030; a plan for implementing its 2030 goal; a commitment...

Global Spotlight Report #39: Best Climate Practice Cities
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Global Spotlight Report #39: Best Climate Practice Cities

Introduction For Post 39 we asked our Country Managers to propose a city that exemplifies best climate policy and practice within their countries. To be chosen, the city needed to have in place at least one of the three following goals and actions: Has a commitment and a climate plan in place to reduce its...

Global Spotlight Report #38: NGO Best Climate Practices
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Global Spotlight Report #38: NGO Best Climate Practices

Introduction For Post 38, Climate Scorecard Country Managers in leading greenhouse gas emitting countries compiled a list of non-governmental organizations (NGOs) in their counties that are implementing “best climate practices”. The NGO needed to be locally based, and not the branch of an international organization. We felt that an NGO with local roots and support...

Global Spotlight Report #37: Renewable Energy Best Practice
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Global Spotlight Report #37: Renewable Energy Best Practice

Introduction In Post 37, Climate Scorecard Country Managers from leading greenhouse gas emitting countries provide descriptions of a best renewable energy practice in their country – what is it? How does it work? What technology is involved? What are the skills needed to implement it? Where does it take place? How many people use this...

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