renewable 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 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: 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 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 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 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: Electricity, cooperation, collaboration, renewable energy, smart grid, energy markets, energy security, transparency
People power International Energy Consultant, David Robinson, details the complexities of electricity generation, and calls for a people-centred participatory approach to powering our future, involving ... [ +++ ]
Created on Friday, 28 May 2010 / Blog
Tags: green economy, earth summit, rio +20, Commission on Sustainable Development, Prep Com 1, sustainable development, civil society, Southern, global change, poverty alleviation, global investment, green ...
The choice of the 'green economy' as one of the main themes for the next world Earth Summit (Rio +20) seemed to appeal to a range of governments on the basis that it could provide an optimistic and forward ... [ +++ ]