The impacts of climate change will not respect borders. Vulnerable and developing countries will be the first and hardest hit, but developed countries too will inevitably face consequences.
Case studies from around the world profile how regions are responding to the threats and opportunities that climate change pose.
Vulnerable countries that have contributed least to climate change but will be effected by its impacts
The diversity of geography, economies and political systems across the Americas means that the issue of climate change is perceived and addressed in many different ways.
Home to the huge emerging economies of China and India, the industrial power of Japan, and to many small island nations vulnerable to climate change.
Home to Australia - one of the largest per capita emitters in the world - and also low lying Pacific island states that will face sea level rise and ocean acidification.
From the Arctic north to the hot Mediterranean south, climate change will have varied impacts. Internationally, the European Union's '20-20-20' targets are at the forefront of global ambition
A Gulf heavily dependent on oil for revenue, and where climate models point to increased desertification, increase in frequency and severity of extreme weather events.
Impacts of global temperature rise
The impacts of climate change will be widespread across the globe. The interactive map highlights the impacts of a global temperature rise of 4 ºC (7 ºF).
Climate Action Tracker
Detailed information on individual country pledges for greenhouse gas emission reduction
Road to Copenhagen - in your language
- ملخص تنفيذي
- Mezinárodní akce proti klimatickým změnám
- Prendre des mesures internationales sur le changement climatique
- Der Weg nach Kopenhagen
- 기후변화에 대처하는 국제사회의 조치
- Droga do Kopenhagi
- Medidas Internacionais contra as Mudanças Climáticas
- Международные действия по борьбе с изменением климата
Acciones internacionales sobre el cambio climático