Durch die Klimawissenschaft erfahren wir fortlaufend, wo Herausforderungen des Klimawandels liegen und welche Lösungsansätze Erfolgsaussichten haben. Germanwatch verfolgt die Debatte intensiv - v.a. rund um den Weltklimarat IPCC - und lässt ihre Erkenntnisse kontinuierlich in die eigenen Strategien einfließen.

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Press Release
03 December 2015
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Germanwatch: Index results underline need for an ambitious Paris outcome that protects the most vulnerable

Serbia, Afghanistan and Bosnia and Herzegovina were the countries most impacted by climatic events in 2014. This is the result of this year’s Global Climate Risk Index, launched today by Germanwatch at the climate summit in Paris. "Heavy rains, flooding and landslides have been the defining hazards of the new Global Climate Risk Index", said Sönke Kreft, author of the study and Team Leader for International Climate Policy at Germanwatch. "Patterns of extreme precipitation is what people and countries will likely face in a warming climate."

News
10 November 2015
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Germanwatch, Climate Action Tracker and Climate Transparency Initiative publish G20 Report

The G20 make up two thirds of the world population, produce four fifth of the global economic output, and account for three quarters of global Greenhouse gas emissions. The average G20 per capita emissions are nearly 11 tons of CO2e. To keep global warming below 2°C, global per capita emissions need to be reduced to 1-3 tCO2e by 2050. The study "20 Climate Action – a turning point?" gives an overview on the current situation of the G20, as well as looking for trends and future plans.

Publication
07 August 2015
Why the 5th Assessment Report of the IPCC falls short

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Publication
10 July 2015
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This study conducted by Germanwatch and the Wuppertal Institute explores how the social pillar of sustainability at the local level could be met in low-carbon energy projects. For this purpose, it evaluates the livelihood dimension of Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) technology based on a case study conducted on the 160 MW pilot CSP plant Noor I in Ouarzazate, Morocco.

Publication
08 December 2014
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A comparison of the 58 top CO2 emitting nations

The Climate Change Performance Index is an instrument supposed to enhance transparency in international climate politics. On the basis of standardised criteria, the index evaluates and compares the climate protection performance of 58 countries that are, together, responsible for more than 90 percent of global energy-related CO2 emissions.

Publication
02 December 2014
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In the climate finance arena, the Adaptation Fund (AF) has pioneered direct access - an access modality that allows developing countries to receive funds for project and programme implementation directly without going through an intermediary. To date, a number of national implementing entities (NIEs) in Africa have commenced the process of programming direct access funding domestically; moreover domestic climate funds (DCFs) in several African countries are similarly grappling with this challenge...

Publication
31 October 2014
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NGO Case Studies from China

Beijing, October 31, 2014 | Following-up on the round table “Strengthening the role of NGOs in China’s sustainable urban development” organised by China Association for NGO Cooperation (CANGO), Germanwatch and E3G in December 2013 in Beijing, this publication showcases eleven NGO projects and programmes addressing low carbon and sustainable development in cities and urban-rural areas in China.

Publication
30 June 2014
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Discussing the future of cross-border renewable electricity exchange between the Southern Mediterranean and Europe

This paper discusses the future of cross-border renewable electricity exchange between Europe and Southern Mediterranean countries as defined under Article 9 of the EU Renewable Energy Directive fr

Publication
18 November 2013
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A comparison of the 58 top CO2 emitting nations

The Climate Change Performance Index is an instrument supposed to enhance transparency in international climate politics. On the basis of standardised criteria, the index evaluates and compares the climate protection performance of 58 countries that are, together, responsible for more than 90 percent of global energy-related CO2 emissions.

Publication
18 November 2013
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Towards a sustainable urbanisation: Chinadialogue special edition on urbanisation

Beijing, November 18, 2013 | In collaboration with E3G – Third Generation Environmentalism, Germanwatch, the Wuppertal Institute and Stiftung Mercator, chinadialogue produced a special edition of its journal focusing on one of the biggest challenges facing China’s leaders over the next two decades: sustainable urbanisation.

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