Mayors of the world’s major cities have called for national governments and international financial institutions to help finance low-carbon and sustainable projects. These reforms are crucial for implementing the New Urban Agenda and meeting the goals of the Paris Agreement on Climate Change. The C40 Cities Call for Action on Ada ColaubusinessC40Enrique PeñalosaenvironmentHelen FernándezinfrastructureinnovationLow CarbonManuela CarmenMauricio RodasmayorsMiguel Ángel ManceraMunicipal Infrastructure FinanceNew Urban AgendaOrrego LarraíntechnologyWWF Read More
A gigantic overhaul of the world’s buildings, public transport and energy infrastructure costing trillions of dollars is required if dangerous climate change is to be avoided, according to a major new report.
The study by the Global Commission on the Economy and Climate, which is co-chaired by prominent climate economist Lord buildingscoalenvironmentgreenhouse gas emissionsinfrastructureinnovationLord Nicholas SternLow CarbontechnologyTransport Read More
Ministers from the G7 nations yesterday agreed to promote agricultural innovation and investment, as farmers face the twin challenges of an aging workforce and extreme weather at a time when international food demand is increasing.
“Motivated, skilled and enterprising farmers are essential for the growth of the agricultural sector,” the ministers agricultureChristian Schmidtclimate changefarmersfood securityG7G7 Ise-Shima SummitGeorge EusticeHiroshi MoriyamainnovationLawrence MacauleyMaurizio MartinaThierry DanaTom Vilsack Read More