“We need the right policies to make the transition happen and to make it just,” said ILO Director-General Guy Ryder at the opening session of the 106th International Labour Conference.
GENEVA (ILO News) ‒ The Director-General of the International Labour Organization (ILO), Guy Ryder, has told delegates that nothing will more climate changeILOInternational Labour Organizationparis agreementSDG's Read More
161 GW Power Capacity Added, Despite 23% Less Investment
Today the Renewable Energy Policy Network for the 21st Century (REN21) published its Renewables 2017 Global Status Report (GSR), the most comprehensive annual overview of the state of renewable energy.
Additions in installed renewable power capacity set new records in 2016, with 161 climate changeenvironmentparis agreementSDG's Read More
Opening Webinar on Paris Agreement and the SDGs with Amina Mohammed
Organized by the UNSSC Knowledge Centre for Sustainable Development in partnership with the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), the SD Talks Special Series on Climate Action is a 7-episode webinar series that aims to advance knowledge and climate changeEnergyenvironmentparis agreementPatricia EspinosaSDG'sUNFCCC Read More
Press Release by Allianz Climate Solutions GmbH, Germanwatch e.V. and NewClimate Institute for Climate Policy and Global Sustainability GmbH:
China and India are rapidly scaling up renewable energies and are both on track to meet their climate targets
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Forward-looking businesses are realizing huge cost savings by investing in energy efficiency measures and switching to renewable energy—as well as being able to make and meet ever more ambitious greenhouse gas commitments. Recent trends, such as tumbling renewable energy prices and innovative energy technologies, are driving never-before-seen energy procurement options Clean Energyclimate changeEnergylow carbonparis agreementSDG's Read More
Mission 2020 campaign by former UN climate chief Christiana Figueres urges decisive action to curb emissions by 2020 on six fronts
Businesses and governments only have three years to act to steer away from a course that will lock in the most devastating impacts of climate change, according to a campaign launched this week by Christiana Figueresclimate changeG20paris agreementPatricia EspinosaSDG'sUNFCCC Read More
3 April 2017 – A new United Nations-backed report has revealed overwhelming consensus that renewable power will dominate in the future, with many experts saying that even large international corporations are increasingly choosing renewable energy products either from utilities or through direct investment in their own generating capacity.
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The World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD) today launched the CEO Guide to the SDGs - a new resource aimed at galvanizing engagement from global business leaders in relation to the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
The CEO Guide to the SDGs sets out clear actions that CEOs can take to environmentSDG'ssustainable developmentUNFCCC Read More
Shortly after the conclusion of the UN Climate Change Conference in Marrakech, the UN’s top climate change official Patricia Espinosa visited Norway, where she met with government and local leaders and gave a speech at the 2016 Zero Emission Conference in Oslo. Hosted by the Norwegian NGO ZERO, the conference decarbonizationEnergyFossil FuelsmarrakechParis Climate AgreementPatricia EspinosaSDG'stransportationUNFCCCzero-emission Read More
(Marrakech) – More than 100 high-level business leaders and investors met with leaders from Government, civil society and the United Nations in a show of resounding support and commitment to taking action on the Paris Climate Agreement at the COP 22/CMP 12: High-Level Meeting on Climate Change on 16 November.
Hosted by 2 degrees2030Ban Ki-MoonCOP22David NabarroErik SolheimLa Confédération Générale des Entreprises du MarocLise KingomarrakechNAZCANDC'sParis Climate AgreementPatricia EspinosaSDG'sunepUNFCCC Read More