An initial network of 22 Climate Trailblazers, individuals from around the world who represent both emerging and established voices on climate change action, activism and ambition, was today announced by the Global Climate Action Summit, which takes place in San Francisco from September 12-14.
Those chosen demonstrate a passion for climate #StepUp2018BSR. CDPC40GCASMission 2020WWF Read More
One of the key technologies underpinning the 4th industrial revolution (4IR) is 3D printing – also known as Additive Manufacturing (AM).
The U.S. Department of Energy (DoE) estimates that 3D Printing / AM could be a $5 billion industry by 2020 and can reduce energy costs by 50 percent and cut material costs #3d printing#coral reefenvironmentG72018paris agreementUNFCCCWWF Read More
The world’s greatest forests could lose more than half of their plant species by the end of the century unless nations ramp up efforts to tackle climate change, according to a new report on the impacts of global warming on biodiversity hotspots.
Mammals, amphibians, reptiles and birds are also likely to AmphibiansbiodiversityBirdsEmissionsForestsMammalsparis agreementPlantsReptilesWWF Read More
A generation ago, the idea of a veteran international banker leading a global organisation charged with saving the planet's dwindling and besieged wildlife would have seemed far-fetched.
For some, it still does.
Even Pavan Sukhdev -- recently appointed president of World Wildlife Fund International after a quarter century at ANZ Banking and biodiversityCorporationsExternalitiesPavan SukhdevwildlifeWWF Read More
EU pension funds will have to include environmental risks in their investment strategies, under a law passed on Thursday, that ecologists hope will encourage money to flow out of fossil fuels and into greener sectors.
A large majority in the European Parliament backed the law that requires managers of retirement funds carbon stress testsESGEuropean ParliamentFossil Fuelspension fundsPensionsEuropeWWF Read More
Global wildlife could plunge to a 67 per cent level of decline in just the fifty-year period ending this decade as a result of human activities, according to WWF’s Living Planet Report 2016. The report shows how people are overpowering the planet for the first time in Earth’s history and highlights the Living Planet ReportMarco LambertiniParis Climate AgreementProfessor Ken NorriswildlifeWWFZoological Society of LondonZSL 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