“Because quite soon – before we’ve reached the end of this century, even – I think that what people call robots will have taken over.” Robots will rule the world? “Well, yes. They’ll be in charge.” In charge of us? “Yes, if we’re still here. Whether they’ll have taken over #climatechange-theneweconomy#Enea#robotsclimate changeparis agreementtechnologyUNFCCC Read More
Wave and tidal energy harvesting has been around for a few decades. However, it has only been in recent years that it has started to become more realistic due to advance in research and technology.
Wave and tidal-energy systems harness natural oceanic flows to generate electricity. A variety of companies, utilities, climate changeCOP24paris agreementtechnologyTidal Energy Read More
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 CDPcementconstructionEmissionsparis agreementtechnology Read More
As the amount of renewable energy in global electricity networks continues to surge, a new question arises – when will renewables become the dominant source of energy?
A new report, the Lloyd’s Register 2018 Technology Radar, examines this issue and also looks at which technologies are likely to have the biggest impact #policy#renewables4climatedemand responseDRMEnergyFossil FuelsRenewablestechnology Read More
2016 CTCN Progress Report launched. Developing country trends in climate technology transfer needs presented.
In year 3 of its operations, the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change’s (UNFCCC) Climate Technology Centre and Network (CTCN) reports that demand for technology transfer in support of achieving countries' national commitments is growing rapidly.
Approximately 30% of all incoming CTCNParis Goalsproject financingtechnologytechnology transferunepUNFCCCUNIDO Read More
New baseline-setting report for corporate climate action will track progress against Paris climate goals in future editions, and finds companies already gaining competitive advantage from reducing their emissions;
Business is gearing up to go low-carbon with 85% of companies already having emissions reduction targets in place;
But these targets are lacking long-term ApplebusinessCDPCorporationsenvironmentinfrastructureLow Carbonparis agreementSky plctechnologyToshiba Read More
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