energy

Created on Wednesday, 16 December 2015 / COP 21 - Wrap-up Edition
Tags: global agreement, 1.5 degrees, renewable energy, planetary boundaries, TTIP, TPP
The Paris Paradox Daniel Mittler from Greenpeace International celebrates the inclusion of the 1.5°C target in the Agreement but cautions against complacency and calls upon civil society to focus attention ... [ +++ ]
Created on Thursday, 10 December 2015 / COP 21 - Edition 5 - Business, Investment and Innovation
Tags: index for investors, Brundtland principles, sustainable development, investment, energy
HELIO Index For Investors Helene Connor from HELIO International puts forward a new tool helping to identify areas for successful investment in climate-proof, sustainable energy projects.     HELIO ... [ +++ ]
Created on Thursday, 10 December 2015 / COP 21 - Edition 5 - Business, Investment and Innovation
Tags: Israel, clean technology, investment, innovation, International Energy Agency
How Israel’s green technology can combat climate change Glenn Yago from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem discusses the need for government investment to leverage long-term private sector finance and ... [ +++ ]
Created on Wednesday, 09 December 2015 / COP 21 - Edition 4 - Energy and Water
Tags: women, sustainable energy, decentralised energy, renewable energy, gender balance
Women and sustainable energy access UN Women make the case for gender differentiated policies that ensure women – as the primary energy managers in developing countries – can lead the renewable energy ... [ +++ ]
Created on Wednesday, 09 December 2015 / COP 21 - Edition 4 - Energy and Water
Tags: Sustainable development, South Africa, energy markets, hydropower, water
Save water, produce energy, innovate to tackle climate change! Agathe Maupin from the South African Institute of International Affairs (SAIIA) paints a picture of the interconnected relationship between ... [ +++ ]
Created on Wednesday, 09 December 2015 / COP 21 - Edition 4 - Energy and Water
Tags: renewable energy, MENA region, energy integration, water sustainability, solar power
Let the sunshine in: Climate change and Mediterranean energy market integration Looking forward to COP22 in Morocco, energy consultants Jonathan Walters and Silvia Pariente-David make the case for ... [ +++ ]
Created on Wednesday, 09 December 2015 / COP 21 - Edition 4 - Energy and Water
Tags: ghg emissions, Turkey, coal, energy, renewable energy, economic growth
Fiddling while the roof burns? Coal-led energy policies and Turkey in COP21 Ethemcan Turhan from Sabancı University and Arif Cem Gündoğan from Ekoloji Kolektifi, Turkey argue that Turkey should stop ... [ +++ ]
Created on Wednesday, 09 December 2015 / COP 21 - Edition 4 - Energy and Water
Tags: International Energy Agency, 2 degrees celcius, Nordic countries, ghg emissions
Nordic focus on decarbonised electricity in COP21 negotiations Páll Tómas Finnsson for the Nordic Council of Ministers uses the Nordic region to illustrate how decoupling emissions from economic growth ... [ +++ ]
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 Thursday, 18 December 2014 / COP 20 - Wrap-up
Tags: COP20, UNFCCC, Greenpeace, renewable energy, climate justice, politics
Despite Lima: 2014 brought new momentum for climate action Daniel Mittler from Greenpeace International highlights the positive momentum seen on climate change in 2014 and emphasises that there is still ... [ +++ ]
Created on Saturday, 06 December 2014 / COP 20 - Day 6 - Climate and Health
Tags: World Health Organization, health, inequality, sustainability, energy efficiency, air pollution, disease, resilience
WHO key messages for COP20 Diarmid Campbell-Lendrum from the World Health Organization explores the interlinkages between climate change and public health, and offers suggestions for a cleaner, healthier ... [ +++ ]
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: ODA, private finance, clean energy, private investment, Feed-in-Tariffs, climate-friendly technologies
Seize the moment: Private finance for clean energy Ingo Bordon, German Development Institute and Leah Worrall Overseas Development Institute explore the role of Official Development Assistance in catalysing ... [ +++ ]
Created on Tuesday, 02 December 2014 / COP 20 - Day 2 - Climate and Energy
Tags: Renewable energy, South Africa, green economy, energy infrastructure, collaboration
... become more competitive in relation to other energy sources, they create another opportunity to attract additional investments in favour of a greener economy. In 2008, South Africa experienced a game-changing ... [ +++ ]
Created on Monday, 01 December 2014 / COP 20 - Day 2 - Climate and Energy
Tags: United States, China, energy intensity, carbon intensity, renewable energy, UNFCCC, technology
... gain in energy intensity. Under the 11th Five-year Plan from 2006 to 2010, Beijing aspired to reduce energy intensity by 20 per cent. Top-down approaches employed include the Top-1000 Energy-Consuming ... [ +++ ]
Created on Monday, 01 December 2014 / COP 20 - Day 2 - Climate and Energy
Tags: Renewable energy, Germany, energy economy, climate change mitigation, technology
... was one of the “first mover countries” that developed and implemented renewable power generation, especially in onshore wind and solar photovoltaic. Between 2000 and 2013, the German Ministry for Environment ... [ +++ ]
Created on Monday, 01 December 2014 / COP 20 - Day 2 - Climate and Energy
Tags: Gender mainstreaming, renewable energy, UNFCCC, clean development mechanism, energy policy, climate change mitigation
Towards a gender-responsive mitigation framework: Learning from experiences in the energy sector Ana Victoria Rojas from ENERGIA Network discusses the imperative for gender mainstreaming in energy policies ... [ +++ ]
Created on Monday, 01 December 2014 / COP 20 - Day 2 - Climate and Energy
Tags: Renewable energy, fossil fuels, fracking, Mexico, human rights, water
Extractives industries: Dirty and thirsty technologies Nathalie Seguin from Freshwater Action Network-Mexico calls for a new approach to energy resource extraction and consumption, which recognises ... [ +++ ]
Created on Monday, 01 December 2014 / COP 20 - Day 2 - Climate and Energy
Tags: Climate security, energy, climate mitigation, responsible investing
A failure of fiduciary duty? Sustainable Development journalist Felix von Geyer highlights the importance of responsible investing and the need to halt future investment in fossil fuels, for the benefit ... [ +++ ]
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