A snapshot of the climate change agenda in 2021
The climate change crisis might have taken a backseat during the COVID-19 pandemic, but it has certainly again come to the fore with the release of the latest Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change Sixth Assessment Report (IPCC 2021). This is a truly sobering report which puts into perspective the consequences of rapid and rampant climate change and the role humanity has played in it.
This trade brief will provide a brief overview of currently available greenhouse gas emissions (GHG) data with a focus on its sectoral contribution. It will also provide a brief synopsis of promising climate-related developments in the fight against climate change. Finally, it will conclude with a brief discussion of the latest Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) report.
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