Every year, more than 11 billion tons of waste are produced worldwide according to the United Nations Environment Programme – writes company president Brad Smith. A byproduct of our daily lives and every sector of the world’s economies, the trash we discard pollutes our land, clogs our waterways, depletes our natural resources Read More
Crowdsourced and with no copyright, ‘Management Book of the Year’ launches in the UK
Sustainable business opportunities are worth trillions of dollars. More jobs and more prosperity will be generated by the new economy than ever before. But what is the new economy actually? And what are these opportunities and how CrowdsourcingDan Hendrixdigitalizationdisruptive technologyMarga Hoeknew economy businessPaul PolmanPeter BakkerProfessor Maurits van RooijenSir Roger GiffordTon Büchner Read More
Impacts Will Be With Us for Many Decades,Says WMO Head
The trend for increasingly extreme and frequent weather matching climate change forecasts has been put into stark perspective by the latest data while the economic impact of one of the strongest El Nino's on record is acting as a red warning 1.5 degreesagricultureclimate changeCOP21droughtel ninoEnergyfaminefood securityFossil FuelsIMFIndustrymichael mannnasaparis agreementrahmstorfWMO Read More
Blanca Losada, Chief Executive Officer, Gas Natural Fenosa Engineering, Chief Technology and Engineering Officer, Gas Natural Fenosa
The challenges presented by climate change demand a targeted and coordinated response from all of the players who are actively involved in the energy sector, to enable us to address these challenges from many different blanca losadaCEOclimate changeCOP21Energygas natural de fenosaIndustrynatural gasrenewable energysmart grids Read More
14 March 2015, Sendai - The Japanese Prime Minister, Mr. Shinzo Abe, today pledged $US 4 billion to support implementation of the “Sendai Cooperation Initiative for Disaster Risk Reduction” over the next four years.
Speaking at the opening of the Third UN World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction, Mr. Abe said: “Disaster Read More
By William Schaper, Global Head of Research
Climate Change the New Economy (CCTNE) is proud to announce the release of our COP 20 edition ahead of this year’s summit in Lima, Peru.
Our goal is to foster informed discussion between global stakeholders on “big picture” issues regarding climate change, including:
Strengthening the growth of Read More
Barack Obama has welcomed a report finding that reducing greenhouse gas emissions can be achieved at a low cost and with added benefits in the form of a better quality of life for people around the world.
In remarks on Twitter, Obama said: "This study concludes that no one has to Read More
By William Schaper (CCTNE Global Head of Research) in Madrid, Spain
What is the cost of avoiding catastrophic climate change? According to Christiana Figueres, Executive Secretary of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), it’s $1 trillion US per year.
In an interview with the Guardian this past January, Ms. Read More
By Dr R.K. Pachauri, Chairman, Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC)
Director-General, The Energy & Resources Institute (TERI)
The COP process has moved along with significant inputs from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC).
The very First Assessment Report (FAR) of the IPCC which came out in 1990 was particularly important in Read More
By Maria van der Hoeven, Executive Director, International Energy Agency
The stalling global effort to mitigate climate change recently passed a grim milestone, when carbon concentration in the atmosphere topped 400 parts per million at the Mauna Loa Observatory in Hawaii. This is uncharted territory in the history of modern humans. Read More