CDT policy library

IPCC Special Report on 1.5'C of Global Warming

Read the Special Report on 1.5’C of Global Warming, published by the International Panel on Climate Change in 2018, that warns we have only twelve

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Fossil Fuel Companies and Climate Denial

The big fossil fuel players – ExxonMobil, Shell and others – have known about climate change since the 1970s. But they’ve done their best to

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Making a Killing

How much profit to the big oil, coal and gas companies make? Bucketloads! They make this profit by outsourcing the true cost of their product

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Climate Action Network submission to UNFCCC (2018)

Climate Action Network – an international network with more than 1,000 member organisations in 120 countries – featured the Climate Damages Tax in their recent

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Carbon Majors Report (2017)

Just who are the big polluters? Groundbreaking research finds that 100 active fossil fuel producers including ExxonMobil, Shell, BHP Billiton and Gazprom are linked to

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Climate Damages Declaration

Ahead of the 2017 UN summit on climate change (COP23) more than sixty organisations committed to work with us toward establishing a Climate Damages Tax.

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The Climate Damages Tax: A guide to what it is and how it works

Our new Climate Damages Tax report was launched during COP24 in Katowice, Poland. The report outlines how a Climate Damages Tax on the fossil fuel industry – those

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Carbon Majors Report (2014)

Richard Heede – Climatic Change, January 2014 This paper traces 63% of cumulative worldwide emissions of industrial CO2 and methane between 1751 and 2010 to 90 fossil fuel

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Climate Finance: a tool-kit for assessing climate mitigation and adaptation funding mechanisms

Stephen Spratt and Christina Ashford, 2011. Institute of Development Studies (IDS) and Stamp Out Poverty

Developed countries have committed to raising $100 billion a year to help finance climate mitigation and adaptation activities in developing countries. Where will this money come from?

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