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Japan launches US$4 billion Sendai Cooperation Initiative as Third UN World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction opens

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

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Our COP 20 Publication

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

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G20 Brisbane: Australia resists efforts towards a strong statement on decisive international action against climate change

By William Schaper, Global Head of Research Brisbane, Australia – The G20 Leader’s Summit concluded this past Sunday with the release of a communiqué that addressed issues discussed at this year’s meeting. Part of the document included a promising, albeit brief, statement about climate change. A recent article by The Guardian revealed the

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