In this post, we will discuss important Environment-related reports and indices released by international organizations/NGOs since 2018-19.
This is the 3rd part of a 4-series of posts on Important Reports and Indices.
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List of Environment-related Reports and Indices
|World Water Development Report, 2020-“Water and Climate Change”|
|Published by: Produced by UNESCO World Water Assessment Programme (WWAP) and released by UN-Water.|
|World Climate and Security Report||Published by: International Military Council on Climate and Security (IMCCS)|
|Emission Gap Report|
|Published by: UN Environment Programme (UNEP)|
|6th Global Environment Outlook (GEO)||Published by: UN Environment Programme (UNEP)|
The assessment highlights the current state of the environment, illustrates possible future environmental trends and analyses the effectiveness of environmental policies.
|World Air Quality Report 2019|
|Published by: Pollution tracker IQAir and Greenpeace|
Note: Ranking is based on PM 2.5 levels
|State of the Global Climate Report 2019||Published by: World Meteorological Organization|
Key takeaway: Global average temperature in 2019 (January to October) was about 1.1 degrees Celsius above the pre-industrial period.
|Climate Change and Land||Published by: Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC)|
|Global Assessment Report on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services||Published by: UN’s Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES).|
Key global threats:
|Climate Change Performance Index (CCPI), 2020:||Published by: Germanwatch, New Climate Institute and Climate Action Network (CAN)|
|Global Climate Risk 2020 report||Published by: Germanwatch|
|“Ocean deoxygenation: Everyone’s problem”||Published by: IUCN|
Key takeaway: levels of oxygen in the oceans fell by around 2% from 1960 to 2010.
|Global Futures Report||Published by: World Wide Fund for Nature, Global Trade Analysis Project and the Natural Capital Project.|
|Nature risk rising report|
|Published by: World Economic Forum (WEF) in collaboration with PwC|
|World Energy Outlook 2019|
|Published by: International Energy Agency|
Key takeaways: At present, the energy demand in the world is growing at a rate of 2% per year.
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