Climate Clubs – Key Design and WTO Compliance Issues

There is growing interest in developing “climate clubs,” smaller groups of countries focused on coordinating climate policy, to accelerate climate action. Climate Advisers shares this brief analyzing the key factors to design effective clubs that comply with World Trade Organization rules. Proposals for climate clubs so far have varied significantly, making it difficult to evaluate […]

Leveraging Transatlantic Cooperation to Promote Industrial Decarbonization of High Carbon Industries: Pathways for Green Steel

To prevent catastrophic climate change, the world needs to reach zero net emissions by midcentury. Achieving that goal will require rapid innovation and large-scale investments in every economic sector, including the massive global food and agriculture economy. Within that sector, the largest single factor determining climate success will be whether the world transitions to low […]

Global Food System Transition is Necessary to Keep Warming Below 1.5°C

The Good Food Institute and Climate Advisers co-wrote this policy brief as part of our collaboration to embed alternative proteins into domestic and international climate and land-use policy priorities. To meet the Paris Agreement’s 1.5°C target and to protect forests and other critical ecosystemsthat serve as carbon sinks, a global food system transition is necessary. […]

What the EU’s CBAM Means for the United States

Climate Advisers reviews the EU’s new Carbon Border Adjustment Mechanism and the potential economic and political implications of a US response. The EU is planning to impose a carbon fee on imports of carbon-intensive goods, such as steel, iron, cement, fertilizer, aluminum, and electricity. The EU’s motivation with the Carbon Border Adjustment Measure (CBAM) is […]