The aviation industry does not feature in the Paris Agreement, and yet it emits millions of tonnes of CO2 a year. Would a new scheme on emissions reduction spearheaded by the International Civil Aviation Organisation finally fly?
There is an ironic gap between Taiwan's position as a major producer of low-carbon products and the small appetite for carbon-light lifestyles, says Dr Lin Chun-Hsu from the Center for Green Economy at the Chung-Hua Institution for Economic Research, ahead of this year's Taiwan International Green Industry Show.
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India has taken important steps to implement the SDGs, but there is still not enough participation in developing plans and not enough information reaching citizens, say researchers from Development Alternatives.
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The closure of Victoria's brown coal Hazelwood station won't have a huge impact on Australia's electricity supply, but replacing it with clean energy would cut emissions, says Melbourne Energy Institute research fellow Dylan McConnell.
A number of consumers are moving towards household-level renewable energy, fed up by slow progress in decarbonising the grid. It's time utilities started rethinking their game plan, says Aurecon's Victor Young.
The news that Australia is considering emissions standards for light vehicles has been met with scepticism and concern that buying a new car could become more costly. ClimateWorks' Scott Ferraro addresses five key worries.