Most of the New Year’s receptions and parties are now behind us and everyone is getting back to work. Time to look ahead to what we can expect from the battle against climate change in 2017. I identified 4 positive and 4 negative trends, which you find in the infographic below. Do you agree with my predictions? What do you think is missing?

note: data sources are listed at the end of this post.



Sources and further reading

Inverse – What we will lose to climate change in 2017

Climate Central – four critical energy issues to watch in 2017

Live Science – What does 2017 hold for climate change policy?

Energy Post – 10 energy surprises in 2017

The Climate Reality Project – Where to follow the climate action in 2017


Cover photo credit: michaelnugent Looking Out via photopin (license)