United States

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, 11 December 2014 / COP 20 - Day 10 - Cites, Urban Governance and Transport
Tags: cities, mayors, local authorities, climate change mitigation, resilience, community development, innovation, UNFCCC, United States
... Greg Nickels, established the US Conference of Mayors Climate Protection Agreement in 2005. The pledge recruited cities to meet the terms of the Kyoto Protocol, despite the fact that US federal government ... [ +++ ]
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 ... [ +++ ]