The World Green Building Council (WorldGBC) will use the 10th annual World Green Building Week (23-29 September 2019) to focus on end-to-end carbon emissions created across the building and construction industry, highlighting the need for the sustainable production, design, build, use, deconstruction and reuse of buildings and their materials.
Today, buildings and construction Read More
Renewable power is the cheapest source of electricity in many parts of the world already today, the latest report from the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) shows. The report contributes to the international discussion on raising climate action worldwide, ahead of Abu Dhabi’s global preparatory meeting for the United Nations Climate Read More
The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) has released an update to its methodology used by governments to estimate their greenhouse gas emissions and removals.
Governments are required to report their national greenhouse gas inventories — comprising estimates of greenhouse gas emissions and removals — to the United Nations Framework Convention Read More
At Europe’s leading solar trade event Intersolar Europe, SolarPower Europe launched its Global Market Outlook 2019-2023, showing that solar power reached important milestones in 2018, with an even more optimistic picture forecasted for the next five years.
Christian Westermeier, President of SolarPower Europe, said: “2018 was a unique year for the Read More
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
W-Foundation, a global relief and conservation organization, is working with the UN’s Climate Neutral Now initiative to promote sustainability and climate action through a gamified mobile social network application that encourages the public to take action and share the results of greenhouse gas emissions reductions.
So the so-called “HOOXI app” will Read More
A new report by the Energy Transitions Commission shows that reaching net-zero carbon emissions from heavy industry and heavy-duty transport can be done through ambitious policy, accelerated innovation, and investment, with minimal cost to the global economy.
Reaching net-zero carbon emissions from heavy industry and heavy-duty transport sectors is technically and Read More
Finance required to close electricity and clean cooking access gaps remains dramatically short of what is needed to meet global energy goals by 2030, leaving the world’s most vulnerable people behind, according to a new global report released today by Sustainable Energy for All (SEforALL).
The Energizing Finance: Understanding the Landscape Read More
New data released today by the European Automobile Manufacturers’ Association (ACEA) provides evidence that latest-generation diesel cars emit low pollutant emissions on the road. This data was measured in real-driving conditions by the drivers of the various national type approval authorities.
Some 270 new types of diesel cars type-approved against the Read More
Singapore, 24 October 2018: The World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD) has developed a comprehensive research report that envisions the future of home. The research explores the pressures, trends and influences determining how people are experiencing their homes today and what they need and want their homes to do Read More