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How Can IoT Help Combat Climate Change?

[fny id="1"] “The Internet of Things can help decarbonize our energy system, provide modern energy systems to every human being, manage our infrastructure, and allow us to adapt to and address climate change”. Arun Majumdar, Director of Stanford’s Precourt Center for Energy. At the time of writing 134 of the 197 ministerial countries have ratified

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UN Opens Talanoa Dialogue Portal, Aiming for Higher Climate Ambition

UN Climate Change News, Bonn, 26 January, 2018 – The UN Climate Change secretariat today launched a new portal to support the Talanoa Dialogue, an important international conversation in which countries will check progress and seek to increase global ambition to meet the goals of the Paris Climate Change Agreement. Through the portal,

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China and France Reaffirm Commitment to Joint Climate Action

UN Climate Change News, 11 January 2018 - China and France have reaffirmed their commitment to deepen and broaden their cooperation on environmental protection and climate change. At the invitation of Chinese President Xi Jinping, French President Emmanuel Macron visited China this week and discussed a number of issues with the Chinese

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Damage from Natural Disasters almost Doubled in 2017 Compared to 2016

According to German reinsurer Munich RE, natural disasters caused more damage in 2017 than in any the previous five years, with much of the damage caused by extreme weather events linked to climate change, above all severe hurricanes, flooding and fires. Last year, natural disasters caused USD 330 billion worth of damage,

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UN Environment Assembly Tackles Global Menace of Pollution

Over 4,000 delegates, including heads of state, ministers, business leaders, UN officials and civil society representatives are gathering at UNEP headquarters from 4-6 December to exchange ideas to tackle the global menace of pollution and commit to action. Environmental degradation accounts for nearly one in four of all deaths, or

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COP23 Edition – Fiat Chrysler Automobiles Advocacy

About the COP23 Edition The COP23 Edition E-Zine is now live and is available by clicking here.   About CCTNE Since 2008, CCTNE - ‘CLIMATE CHANGE - the New Economy’ has been promoting independent and informed discussion on issues related to climate change and sustainable development, through high quality publications aimed at political business

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From COP23 to a Sustainable 21st Century

At the UN Climate Change Conference COP23 in Bonn, Germany, which ended last week, the nations of the world agreed to launch the next steps towards higher climate action ambition before 2020. And they made progress towards completing the guidelines necessary to fully and rapidly implement the Paris Climate Change

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