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The Emissions Gap Report

This series assesses the latest scientific studies on current and estimated future greenhouse gas emissions and compares these with the emission levels permissible for the world to progress on a least-cost pathway to achieve the goals of the Paris Agreement. This difference between “where we are likely to be and where we need to be” is known as the ‘emissions gap’. Each new edition of the report explores some of the most important options available for countries to bridge the gap. These reports are prepared by an international team of leading scientists, assessing all available information, published in multiple scientific studies. The assessment methodology and preliminary findings are made available to the governments of the countries specifically mentioned in each report to provide them with the opportunity to comment on the findings.

EMISSIONS GAP RPT 2017

The Emissions Gap Report 2017

A UN Environment Synthesis Report

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The Emissions Gap Report
27 Oct 2017
The UN Environment Emissions Gap Report assesses the latest scientific studies on current and estimated future greenhouse gas emissions and compares these with the emission levels permissible for the world to progress on a least-cost pathway to achieve the goals of the Paris Agreement. This diffe...
EMISSIONS GAP RPT 2016

The Emissions Gap Report 2016

A UNEP Synthesis Report

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The Emissions Gap Report
9 Apr 2016
The UN Environment Emissions Gap Report assesses the latest scientific studies on current and estimated future greenhouse gas emissions and compares these with the emission levels permissible for the world to progress on a least-cost pathway to achieve the goals of the Paris Agreement. This diffe...
EMISSIONS GAP RPT 2015

The Emissions Gap Report 2015

A UNEP Synthesis Report

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The Emissions Gap Report
6 Jul 2015
The UN Environment Emissions Gap Report assesses the latest scientific studies on current and estimated future greenhouse gas emissions and compares these with the emission levels permissible for the world to progress on a least-cost pathway to achieve the goals of the Paris Agreement. This diffe...
EMISSIONS GAP RPT 2014

The Emissions Gap Report 2014

A UNEP Synthesis Report

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The Emissions Gap Report
11 Mar 2014
The UN Environment Emissions Gap Report assesses the latest scientific studies on current and estimated future greenhouse gas emissions and compares these with the emission levels permissible for the world to progress on a least-cost pathway to achieve the goals of the Paris Agreement. This diffe...
EMISSIONS GAP RPT 2012

The Emissions Gap Report 2012

A UNEP Synthesis Report

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The Emissions Gap Report
26 May 2012
The UN Environment Emissions Gap Report assesses the latest scientific studies on current and estimated future greenhouse gas emissions and compares these with the emission levels permissible for the world to progress on a least-cost pathway to achieve the goals of the Paris Agreement. This diffe...
EMISSIONS GAP RPT 2011

Bridging the Emissions Gap

A UNEP Synthesis Report

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The Emissions Gap Report
19 Sep 2011
The UN Environment Emissions Gap Report assesses the latest scientific studies on current and estimated future greenhouse gas emissions and compares these with the emission levels permissible for the world to progress on a least-cost pathway to achieve the goals of the Paris Agreement. This diffe...
EMISSIONS GAP RPT 2010

The Emissions Gap Report

Are the Copenhagen Accord Pledges Sufficient to Limit Global Warming to 2° C or 1.5° C?

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The Emissions Gap Report
30 Jan 2010
The UN Environment Emissions Gap Report assesses the latest scientific studies on current and estimated future greenhouse gas emissions and compares these with the emission levels permissible for the world to progress on a least-cost pathway to achieve the goals of the Paris Agreement. This diffe...
EMISSIONS GAP RPT 2018

Emissions Gap Report 2018

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The Emissions Gap Report
27 Dec 2018
This 9th edition of the UN Environment Emissions Gap Report assesses the latest scientific studies on current and estimated future greenhouse gas emissions and compares these with the emission levels permissible for the world to progress on a least-cost pathway to achieve the goals of the Paris A...
EMISSIONS GAP RPT 2013

The Emissions Gap Report 2013

A UNEP Synthesis Report

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The Emissions Gap Report
4 Feb 2015