The International Energy Agency released its latest in-depth review of the United Kingdom’s energy policies on Thursday, welcoming reforms that aim to promote decarbonisation and innovation in clean energy technologies.
The review specifically highlights the UK government’s track record in climate action, both at home and globally.
“The United Kingdom has shown 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
Consumer product manufacturers are increasingly factoring in climate change in their business planning, according to new research by the non-profit group CDP. Sixteen major companies were surveyed, to reveal that many are working to lower carbon emissions, anticipate global warming on the manufacturing process and respond to increased awareness from Read More
Six themes for what promises to be a critical year for reflecting on progress and scaling ambition
2019 will mark four years since the United Nations (UN) member states unanimously agreed on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) as a blueprint for peace and prosperity for people and planet by 2030 – Read More
The World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD) has launched its newest project, New Energy Solutions. By facilitating cross-sectoral collaboration, the project aims to scale up pre-commercial and/or proven low-carbon technologies that are being deployed too slowly across the power, transport, industry and buildings sectors.
To limit global warming to 1.5°C, 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
The International Energy Agency (IEA) has issued its flagship publication titled, ‘World Energy Outlook 2018’ (WEO 2018), which analyzes global energy trends to 2040 for all fuels, regions and technologies, and outlines possible futures under three scenarios: the Current Policies Scenario, the New Policies Scenario and the Sustainable Development Scenario. 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
On the heels of one of the deadliest summers of climate-related weather disasters affecting countries all over the world, an unprecedented gathering of global leaders met in the Hague, Netherlands on 16 October 2018 to launch the new Global Commission on Adaptation to catalyze a global movement to bring scale Read More
The Age of Sustainalism: The New Socio-Economic Growth Model for an Inclusive 21st Century
Harry Verhaar, Head of Global Public & Government Affairs, Philips Lighting
It is becoming ever more clear that the major global trends which are having the greatest impact on the world around us are not only increasingly intertwined, Read More