The world is in a climate emergency – “a code red for humanity” according to the UN Secretary-General. The concentration of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions in the atmosphere is wreaking havoc across the world and threatening lives, economies, health and food.

UNEP has created a dynamic data visualization that distills the report findings with an aim to generating increased interest and awareness.

Explore: UNEP Pollution Action Note

Measuring Progress is a report prepared by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) and the Convention on Biological Diversity and is the second in a series of bi-annual updates that analyzes the world’s progress towards achieving the Sustainable Development Goals.

Restoration is key to the prosperity and well-being of people. Vibrant ecosystems provide benefits from food and water to health and security that our growing population needs today and will need in the future.