The World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD) released “Going further, Faster,” its 2018 progress report on the Low-Carbon Technology Partnerships initiative (LCTPi). This report marks the next step in business’ continued drive to scale up climate action and impact.
LCTPi is a unique, action-oriented program that brings together 235 companies Read More
Danish capital chosen by C40’s Mayoral Steering Committee to host 2019 gathering of mayors committed to bold action on climate change
Mayors, CEOs, philanthropists, campaigners, scientists and citizens will convene at landmark Copenhagen summit.
Copenhagen, Denmark (19 October 2018) — Lord Mayor, Frank Jensen today announced that the City of Copenhagen will Read More
UK Government announces a week of activity to celebrate Clean Growth.
From: Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy
Working in partnership with business and civil society, the government is introducing the first ever Green GB Week – an annual week designed to highlight the opportunities clean growth offers the UK and raise Read More
If you could go back in time, to the last century, to try and avert the worst effects of climate change, where would you go?
Sometimes, I think, of what could have been, had Frank Shuman, a US inventor from Philadelphia, been able to develop his pioneering Solar Power Plant, built Read More
Research shows renewable energy needs to be scaled up at least six times faster for the world to start meeting key decarbonization and climate mitigation goals. With the right policies and more energy efficient economies, renewables could make up two-thirds of the energy mix by 2050, creating over 11 million extra Read More
“Wind energy is at the crest of initiatives to address global warming in the coming three decades, second only to refrigeration management in total impact.” Paul Hawken, Author of Drawdown.
As the irreversible clean energy revolution gathers apace, wind energy has witnessed a proliferation of turbines, dropping costs and heightened performance.
How Read More
The 2015 Paris Agreement on climate change establishes the long-term goal of keeping global temperature increases to well below 2 degrees Celsius above pre-industrial levels (and aiming for 1.5 degrees Celsius) to avoid the worst impacts of climate change. Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs), which articulate national climate change efforts in Read More
According to the World Meteorological Organization, high impact weather, including extreme heat and disastrous precipitation, has marked the early part of summer in the northern hemisphere.
Japan has suffered the worst flooding and landslide in decades, with many daily rainfall records broken. According to official government figures on 10 July, more Read More
Researchers at the University of Bristol have found that limiting the global average temperature rise to 1.5°Celsius - the lower end of what has been internationally agreed under the Paris Climate Change Agreement - could save many lives in Europe by avoiding heat stress.
Higher temperatures caused by climate change not only Read More
UN Climate Change News, 5 July 2018 - At the Vatican in Rome today, the UN’s top climate change official Patricia Espinosa has called for “an ark of ambition” to tackle climate change.
Alluding to Noah’s ark, the biblical vessel that saved humanity from extinction, and the need to peak and drastically Read More