Home > paris agreement (Page 3)

Costa Rica President Announces ‘Titanic and Beautiful Task’ of Abolishing Fossil Fuels

Carlos Alvarado, the new president of Costa Rica, announced the country's "titanic and beautiful task of abolishing the use of fossil fuels in our economy to make way for the use of clean and renewable energies.  He made the remarks at his inauguration speech Wednesday in front of a crowd of thousands, the Independent reported. The 38-year-old former

Read More

CDM Can Inspire, Inform, Outfit Any New Mechanism under Paris Agreement

UN Climate Change News, 3 May 2018 – The Kyoto Protocol’s Clean Development Mechanism (CDM), which has spurred registration of thousands of climate and development projects worldwide, can inspire, inform and lend infrastructure to whatever similar tools countries choose to build under the Paris Climate Change Agreement. This was the message delivered

Read More

The world’s bleak climate situation, in 3 charts

Every so often it’s helpful — and by helpful I also mean traumatic, so buyer beware — to pull the lens back and take a look at the big picture on climate change and what’s necessary to avert its worst consequences. In the journal Nature, journalist Jeff Tollefson recently offered that magisterial overview of

Read More

Comprehensive Carbon Pricing Guide for Policymakers Released by WBCSD

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

Read More

100+ Global Corporations Commit To Science-Based Targets Aligned With Paris Agreement

More than one hundred major global corporations are now working towards emissions reduction targets aligned with what climate science says is required to prevent dangerous global warming. Announcing their new climate goals today, Electrolux, L’Oréal and Mahindra Sanyo Special Steel are among the latest companies to have emissions reduction targets approved by the Science

Read More

Cement industry urged to reduce ‘invisible’ global emissions

Greenhouse gas emissions from cement production must be reduced sharply if the world is to meet the climate change goals set out in the Paris agreement, a new report has suggested. Making cement and concrete, which is the most consumed product in the world after water, entails substantial emissions of carbon dioxide, from the

Read More