Climate policy: Time to act

Emissions must be reduced quickly, and ultimately to zero. This is shown by the "Carbon Clock" of the MCC. It is based on the remaining CO2 budget (in tonnes) quantified by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change.

Current publications

Gidden, M.J., Gasser, T., Grassi, G., Forsell, N., Janssens, I., Lamb, W., Minx, J., Nicholls, Z., Steinhauser, J., Riahi, K. , 2023

Aligning climate scenarios to emissions inventories shifts global benchmarks


Lamb, W., Pathak, M., et al. , 2023

Emissions Gap Report 2023 - Global emissions trends

UNEP Emissions Gap Report 2023