The Climate Change Performance Index 2024: Results

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Please find the results for 2024 as well as interactive maps and graphs on our CCPI webpage.

Published annually since 2005, the Climate Change Performance Index (CCPI) is an independent monitoring tool that tracks the climate protection performance of 63 countries and the EU. It aims to enhance transparency in international climate politics and enables comparison of climate protection efforts and progress made by individual countries.

In the CCPI 2024, Denmark reaches the best ranking. Again, no country performs well enough in all categories to achieve an overall “very high” rating in the index. Therefore, the first three ranks in the overall ranking remain empty. Denmark reaches the best ranking, followed by Estonia in 5th place and the Philippines in 6th place in this year's CCPI.

The CCPI assesses each country’s performance in four categories: GHG Emissions (40% of the overall ranking), Renewable Energy (20%), Energy Use (20%) and Climate Policy (20%). It also answers the question of the extent to which each country is taking appropriate action in the areas of Emissions, Renewable energy and Energy use in order to achieve the climate goals set in Paris. The CCPI’s unique climate policy section, evaluating countries’ national and international climate policy performance, is only possible through the continued support and contributions of around 450 climate and energy experts.

Jan Burck, Thea Uhlich, Niklas Höhne (NewClimate Institute), Leonardo Nascimento (NewClimate Institute), Christoph Bals
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Klimaschutz-Index, Indizes


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Senior Advisor – Low-Carbon Strategies & Energy, Project Lead Climate Indices

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Policy Advisor – Low-Carbon Strategies & Energy

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Policy Director
(until 15.6.24 in Political Focus Time)