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UN report: As the world’s forests continue to shrink, urgent action is needed to safeguard their biodiversity

Urgent action is needed to safeguard the biodiversity of the world’s forests amid alarming rates of deforestation and degradation, according to the latest edition of The State of the World’s Forests. The report shows that the conservation of the world’s biodiversity is utterly dependent on the way in which we interact with and

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IPVF joins “Solar Manufacturing Accelerator” to promote solar manufacturing in Europe

SolarPower Europe’s “Solar Manufacturing Accelerator”, a platform aimed at accelerating the deployment of solar PV manufacturing projects in Europe, is gaining momentum as the French Research Institute IPVF joins the initiative. IPVF has strongly advocated to re-initiate a European industrial strategy for solar: on 7th May 2020, IPVF spearheaded a coalition

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Global Corporations Urge Net-Zero Emissions Recovery from COVID-19

 One hundred and fifty-five companies — with a combined market capitalization of over US$ 2.4 trillion and representing over 5 million employees — have signed a statement urging governments around the world to align their COVID-19 economic aid and recovery efforts with the latest climate science. As debates on recovery packages around the

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Climate Change and State Responses

The climate change is happening and the smaller and developing countries are facing the brunt despite zero-emission contributions. Meanwhile, the major carbon emitters/developed countries do not want to take ownership of the crisis. The developing countries have questioned the commitment of the developed countries towards a cleaner environment. While critical of

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WBCSD releases insights into macrotrends and disruptions impacting businesses over the next decade

These Vision 2050 issue briefs, developed in partnership with Volans, provide business with insights that can inform the development of robust strategies: both in response to the rapidly changing context resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic, as well as continually unfolding (predictable and unpredictable) changes in the operating environment over the

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