This summer’s heatwave has provided a glimpse of the future, and it is not a pretty one. On current trends, the years to come will see rising temperatures, droughts, a fight to feed a growing population, and a race against time to reduce dependency on fossil fuels.
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On June 29 the world celebrated the International Day of the Tropics to mark their extraordinary diversity and opportunities to solve challenging global issues.
Defined as the area between the tropic of Cancer and the tropic of Capricorn, the tropics comprise 40% of the Earth’s surface, but hold 80% of our planet’s biodiversity Blue Forests ProjectcarbonForestssequestrationtropics Read More
Our relationship with the ocean is at a crossroads. The decisions we take in the next five years will determine our future, our security, our very existence. They will make or break whole economies and dictate how and where we live. And there will be many more losers than winners blue policiescarbonGEFhurricanesocean riskOceansrecycle Read More
it has been confirmed that Asia Pacific Climate Week (APCW2018) will be convened in Singapore from 11–13 July 2018. The event – which lands two months ahead of both the Global Climate Action Summit in California and New York Climate Week – will be instrumental in demonstrating that there is genuine international ACW2018APACcarbonparis agreementTalanoaUNFCCC Read More
Global carbon markets have been revived from the brink of collapse as, after years in the doldrums, recent developments have provided a much-needed boost, according to a new report from the World Bank.
China has made strong progress on its new carbon markets, which when complete will be the biggest in the world, carbonDirk ForristerEmissionsIETAmarketsworld bank Read More
The World Business Council for Sustainable Development and its member companies—which include Microsoft, Accenture, and 3M—agree that businesses and governments, working together on policy, is the next necessary step in accelerating Climate Action. To that end, WBCSD has created a comprehensive guide for policymakers, Why Carbon Pricing Matters: A guide for businesscarbonparis agreementPigouPolicymakersPricingValankoWBCSD Read More
LONDON (Reuters) - Emissions regulated under Europe’s carbon market rose for the first time in seven years in 2017 due to stronger industrial output, data published on Tuesday by the European Commission and examined by carbon analysts at Thomson Reuters showed.
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Did you know that what’s on your plate plays a larger role in contributing to climate change than the car you drive? When most wealthy people think about their carbon footprint, or their contributions to climate change, they’ll think about where their electricity and heat come from or what they #deforestationcarboncold storagecropsEmissionsfarmingfoodfood wastelivestocknutritionresources Read More
UN Climate Change News, 12 February 2018 – Public and private sector organizations and companies are invited to help shape and drive climate action at the first Africa Climate Week, 9-13 April 2018, in Nairobi, Kenya.
The programme has been posted, and to date participants can join seven main events. More are sought, whether the events are africacarbonLEDSNDCsTalanoaUNFCCC Read More
Over the past few years, natural gas has become the primary fuel that America uses to generate electricity, displacing the long-time king of fossil fuels, coal. In 2019, more than a third of America's electrical supply will come from natural gas, with coal falling to a second-ranked 28 percent, the Energy Information Administration predicted this month, carboncoalfrackingmethanenasanatural gasShale Read More