See Which Countries Are Falling Behind On Climate Change
Bloomberg Markets|October - November 2021
Under the Paris Agreement, 190 countries and the European Union pledged to take steps to hold the global temperature rise to less than 2C (3.6F) from preindustrial levels—and preferably 1.5C.
By Simone Kramer

The global temperature is already 1.1C warmer, according to the sixth report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), released in August. Most governments are not on track to meet their climate targets.

Use Bloomberg Government Climate Risk Scores to compare national progress toward meeting Paris Agreement goals and reaching net-zero emissions. Bloomberg’s 135 country and region scores underline the need for the Group of Seven to fulfill its pledge of $100 billion a year in climate financing for emerging economies.

TO COMPARE SCORES: Type “Bloomberg Intelligence ESG” in the command line and select BI ESG match in autocomplete. Select BBG Scores in the left menu panel and click on the BBG Govt. Climate Scores tab. The shortcut is {BI ESG GOVCLIMATE }.

Click the T: Govt. Climate Risk column heading to sort countries in descending order (FIG. 1). The Bloomberg Government Climate Risk Scores are based on tallies for three top-level issues: Carbon Transition, which measures how closely a country’s emissions trends are aligning with targets; Power Sector Transition, which tracks decarbonization of the electricity generation sector; and Climate Policy, which assesses national progress toward meeting transition goals. The scores range from zero to 10, with 10 being best.

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