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Created on Wednesday, 16 December 2015 / COP 21 - Wrap-up Edition
Tags: 1.5 degrees, climate justice, ambition, China, United States, carbon, Paris Agreement
The Paris Agreement: Climate Ambition, Climate Justice Alvin Leong from the Pace Global Center for Environmental Legal Studies welcomes the agreement but argues that in achieving a political consensus, ... [ +++ ]
Created on Thursday, 10 December 2015 / COP 21 - Edition 5 - Business, Investment and Innovation
Tags: 2 degree Celsius target, NAZCA, company commitments, carbon footprint, ghg emissions
Harnessing company climate actions for Paris and beyond Philipp Pattberg and Oscar Widerberg from the VU University Amsterdam present research on the companies taking action on climate change and propose ... [ +++ ]
Created on Thursday, 10 December 2015 / COP 21 - Edition 5 - Business, Investment and Innovation
Tags: investment, decarbonisation, Prince of Wales, fossil fuel subsidies, Sustainable Development Goals, decoupling
... needing radical transformation and impede investment in clean energy and energy efficiency. Despite re-affirmation in 2015, the G20 major economies have been slow to deliver on their 2009 pledge to phase ... [ +++ ]
Created on Thursday, 10 December 2015 / COP 21 - Edition 5 - Business, Investment and Innovation
Tags: business, RE100, low-carbon economy, corporate reporting, green supply chains, SMEs
... Union since 2007, with the objective of promoting sustainable production and sustainable consumption (SCP) practices in Asia. To date, SWITCH-Asia has supported more than 80 grant projects that directly ... [ +++ ]
Created on Thursday, 10 December 2015 / COP 21 - Edition 5 - Business, Investment and Innovation
Tags: carbon price, investment, carbon disclosure, temperature rise, regulation
... Sceptics will recall how the 2009 Copenhagen Summit failed to reach an accord. However, with so much preparation and stage management ahead of COP 21, there is every reason to hope governments will arrive ... [ +++ ]
Created on Wednesday, 09 December 2015 / COP 21 - Edition 4 - Energy and Water
Tags: ghg emissions, carbon footprint, coastal engineering, nature projects, blue carbon
Innovative solutions to reduce emissions from coastal engineering Femke Tonneijck, from Wetlands International and Eelco Leemans from the Clean Shipping Coalition describe how combining ecosystem-based ... [ +++ ]
Created on Wednesday, 09 December 2015 / COP 21 - Edition 4 - Energy and Water
Tags: oceans, ghg emissions, marine wildlife, marine protected areas, carbon farming
... a Tapestry of Hope for Ocean and Earth Courtney Mattison, Mission Blue  Negotiations at COP21 in Paris are culminating as ministers from nearly 200 countries work tirelessly to finalise an agreement ... [ +++ ]
Created on Wednesday, 09 December 2015 / COP 21 - Edition 4 - Energy and Water
Tags: decarbonisation, zero carbon britain, modelling, zero emissions, low carbon technology
Who’s getting ready for zero in Paris? Paul Allen from Zero Carbon Britain calls for collaboration from across all disciplines to advance towards a zero carbon future.       Who’s getting ready ... [ +++ ]
Created on Wednesday, 09 December 2015 / COP 21 - Edition 4 - Energy and Water
Tags: Green Climate Fund, Global Environment Facility, Loss and Damage, carbon budgets, energy policy
... to incorporate sector-based approaches as part of their long-term action plan in Bali 2007. Even simple baseline sectoral emissions scenarios would have dammed the carbon leakage argument that prevented ... [ +++ ]
Created on Tuesday, 08 December 2015 / COP 21 - Edition 3 - Forests, Food and Agriculture
Tags: biomass, renewable energy, IPPC, carbon emissions, kyoto protocol, forests
Biomass energy and forests: finding the missing emissions Duncan Brack from Chatham House considers the loopholes that can allow biomass energy emissions to be unaccounted for and the tricky decision ... [ +++ ]
Created on Tuesday, 08 December 2015 / COP 21 - Edition 3 - Forests, Food and Agriculture
Tags: carbon farming, carbon storage, soil, ecovillage, COP21, agriculture
Carbon farming: To sequester carbon and reverse global warming Rob Wheeler from Global Ecovillage Network reminds us of the enormous carbon sink right under our feet - soil. Making better use of this ... [ +++ ]
Created on Wednesday, 10 December 2014 / COP 20 - Day 9 - Mountains, Water and Oceans
Tags: carbon capture and storage, UNFCCC, COP20, ecosystems, coral reefs, IPCC
UNFCCC is a death sentence for coral reefs and low islands: The down to earth solution to reverse climate change Thomas J. Goreau from the Global Coral Reef Alliance issues a warning to participants ... [ +++ ]
Created on Tuesday, 09 December 2014 / COP20 - Day 7 - Climate and Gender
Tags: COP20, Shell, Carbon Capture Storage, Nick Stern, divestment, fossil fuels, Multilateral Assessment, Subsidiary Body for Implementation, European Union, USA, New Zealand
... methodologies individually used for the assessment. Moreover, the assessment efforts put in place by developed countries seemed to be quite uneven. While the EU presentation was based upon a 200 detailed ... [ +++ ]
Created on Tuesday, 09 December 2014 / Reflections
Tags: COP20, Shell, Carbon Capture Sequestration, Nick Stern, divestment, fossil fuels, Multilateral Assessment, Subsidiary Body for Implementation, European Union, USA, New Zealand
... in place by developed countries seemed to be quite uneven. While the EU presentation was based upon a 200 detailed report, the Biannual Report submitted by the US was quite thin with its 34 pages. Consequently, ... [ +++ ]
Created on Thursday, 04 December 2014 / COP 20 - Day 4 - Business and Innovation
Tags: Low-carbon innovation, economy, investment, research and development, technology
A wealth of untapped potential: How low-carbon innovation can fuel economic growth Marion Davis from SEI and Tan Copsey from The New Climate Economy detail the enormous opportunity for businesses to ... [ +++ ]
Created on Thursday, 04 December 2014 / COP 20 - Day 4 - Business and Innovation
Tags: Carbon offsetting, Clean Development Mechanism, carbon credits, climate change mitigation, UNFCCC, ethics, transparency
Re-thinking carbon offsetting in terms of solidarity Stéphane Pouffary and Heather Rogers from ENERGIES 2050 present an initiative to help provide a holistic and ethical approach to carbon offset projects, ... [ +++ ]
Created on Thursday, 04 December 2014 / COP 20 - Day 4 - Business and Innovation
Tags: Green business, climate change mitigation, energy efficiency, renewable energy, carbon sequestration, The Nature Conservancy, deforestation, green economy
Seven ways businesses can accelerate climate progress in the US The Nature Conservancy’s Mark Tercek highlights the value of businesses in a transition to a low carbon economy, and presents seven ways ... [ +++ ]
Created on Thursday, 04 December 2014 / COP 20 - Day 4 - Business and Innovation
Tags: enterprise, economics, green growth, public policy, commerce, decarbonisation, industry
... such as tax relief, planning simplification, or removal of social rights. There are estimated to be over 3,500 EZs in 130 countries around the world, which account for more than $200 billion in exports, ... [ +++ ]
Created on Thursday, 04 December 2014 / COP 20 - Day 4 - Business and Innovation
Tags: IPCC, COP20, climate science, capacity building, carbon capture and storage, civil society
Reflections from COP20, Day 3 Serena Boccardo and Edoardo Quatrale from the Youth Press Agency and Tom Harrisson from Goldsmiths College, University of London provide their reflections on side events ... [ +++ ]
Created on Thursday, 04 December 2014 / Reflections
Tags: IPCC, COP20, climate science, capacity building, carbon capture and storage, civil society
Reflections from COP20, Day 3 Serena Boccardo and Edoardo Quatrale, Youth Press Agency Bridging the gap between scientific knowledge and community awareness is one of the challenging tasks of COP20. ... [ +++ ]
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