Climate Change

Climate action must progress far faster to achieve 1.5°C goal

We need to address the rate in which we are reducing our climate-harmful emissions. Image: Greg Goebel/Wikimedia Commons

Katie Lebling

Associate, World Resource Institute

Johannes Friedrich

Senior Associate, World Resource Institute

Richard Waite

Associate, WRI’s Food Program.


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Crop yields are improving but deforestation is still headed in the wrong direction. Image: Katie Lebling, Kelly Levin, Louise Jeffery, Dan Plechaty, Mengpin Ge, Johannes Friedrich and Richard Waite
The share of renewables has been rising steadily since 2007. Image: IEA
Carbon intensity in buildings is on the fall. Image: Climate Action Tracker
The carbon intensity of cement production is on the rise. Image: Climate Action Tracker (2020)
Global electric vehicles stock have spiked since 2014. Image: IEA
We are still a long way off targets for 2030 and 2050. Image: Global Forest Watch
GHG emissions for agricultural production is increasing steadily Image: FADSTAT

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