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Global Spotlight Report #61: The Role of Indigenous Peoples in Climate Change
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Global Spotlight Report #61: The Role of Indigenous Peoples in Climate Change

Introduction Post 61 is intended to contribute to the Global Stocktake of efforts to address climate change under the Paris Agreement. It asks our Country Managers to describe the impact of climate change on indigenous communities; specifically to provide information and data that help answer the following questions: What are the demographic characteristics of indigenous...

Global Spotlight Report #60: Agriculture Sector Analysis
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Global Spotlight Report #60: Agriculture Sector Analysis

Introduction Post 60 provides information on the status of emissions and production from the agriculture sector in 18 leading greenhouse gas emitting countries. It was developed drawing on data from Climate Trace. (www.climatetrace.org) Climate Scorecard Country Managers, using Climate Trace data, provided the number of tonnes of CO2 that the agriculture sector in their countries...

Global Spotlight Report #59: A Climate Look Past and Forward
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Global Spotlight Report #59: A Climate Look Past and Forward

Introduction In Post 59 we asked our Country Managers to describe the most important climate event that took place in their countries in 2022. The event could be related to climate policies, programs, weather events, political happenings and more. Our Country Managers described this event and why it was important to their country’s ability or...

Global Spotlight Report #58: National Power Systems
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Global Spotlight Report #58: National Power Systems

Introduction For Climate Scorecard Global Report #58 we asked our Country Managers to describe and analyze the strengths and weaknesses of their country’s power grid system: How is the system organized, e.g. is it a decentralized system and if so, what sort of interconnectivity does it have? When was it built and what is the...

Global Spotlight Report #57: Proxy Measures for GHG Emissions
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Global Spotlight Report #57: Proxy Measures for GHG Emissions

Introduction Climate Scorecard’s Report 57 seeks to identify one or more proxy measures for greenhouse gas emissions in leading greenhouse gas emitting countries. It builds on previous work that we have done on this topic that you can find in Report 49 and Report 53 for the countries we follow.We asked our Country Managers to...

Global Spotlight Report #56: Passenger Car Trends
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Global Spotlight Report #56: Passenger Car Trends

Introduction A typical passenger vehicle emits approximately 4.6 metric tonnes of CO2 per year. This assumes that the average gasoline vehicle on the road today has a fuel economy of approximately 22.0 miles per gallon and travels approximately 11,500 miles per year. There are many old cars on the road that still reflect these kinds...

Global Spotlight Report #55: Loss and Damage
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Global Spotlight Report #55: Loss and Damage

Introduction The concept of Loss and Damage (L&D) is a generic term defined as ‘the consequences of climate change that go beyond what people can adapt to on their own or when options exist but a community does not have the resources to access them’. The term has been in vogue since formation of the...

Global Spotlight Report #53: First Climate Progress Measurements
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Global Spotlight Report #53: First Climate Progress Measurements

Introduction Climate Scorecard is embarking on an exercise to develop proxy measures that can reflect the status of country-level emissions. As most of you know, the goal to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 50% has been endorsed by the Inter-Governmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) and by UNFCCC; and yet there is a lack of...

Global Spotlight Report #52: The Youth Voice
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Global Spotlight Report #52: The Youth Voice

Introduction In Post 52 we asked Climate Scorecard Country Managers to gather information and report on the views of youth towards climate change issues in their countries. We asked them to focus on the extent of similarities and differences between the climate voices of youth and those of adults, and variations of opinion within the...

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