Have COVID-19 restrictions been good or bad news for climate change?
To help us answer the question, we thought it best to introduce a new climate character: the name's 'Brick'.
The annual gross domestic product (GDP) tied up with net zero by 2050 commitments and intentions globally.
As of 4 June 2020, almost $46 trillion, or about 53% of the world’s annual GDP, is being generated from nations, states and cities with an actual or intended net zero target. For the full list of countries and regions, see our Net Zero Tracker.
Providing clarity for policymakers and the public alike
This is a comprehensive visual alternative to the 1170 pages of the IPCC Special Report on the Ocean and Cryosphere in a Changing Climate (SROCC) and its 45-page Summary for Policymakers. A short — though long by infographic standards — scroll through the state of the Earth's ocean and cryosphere.
*Cryosphere = the icy areas of the Earth system.
We take you back to the dawn of global action on climate change and run you through its checkered 30-year history.
The short history of UN Climate Summits (or 'COPs') kicks off with former UK Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher calling for a global treaty on climate change. It ends by looking forward to the first ever UN climate summit in the UK, to be hosted in Glasgow in 2020.
Next year's summit represents the international community's last chance to raise ambition over the short- and long-term to put the world on a trajectory consistent with 1.5°C — the target that science recommends and the public wants.
The gap between where we are likely to be and where we need to be by 2030
An infographic summary of this year's UNEP Gap Report. It measures the commitment gap between what the international community should be doing to mitigate climate change and what we are actually doing.
A matter of half a degree
Our infographic, inspired by the IPCC Special Report on Global Warming of 1.5°C, compares the difference between a 1.5°C and 2°C world.
A reminder, and reiteration, of why it's in the interests of governments the world over to act boldly now.