Yvo de Boer –
There is broad consensus that renewable energy is a crucial component of a low-carbon future, but more needs to be done to spur green investments and mobilise climate finance, says Global Green Growth Institute Director-General Yvo de Boer.
Eva Rehse –
The Paris Climate Summit has highlighted the role for private investment in climate finance. It is now up to funders – both corporate and non-corporate – to shape the path ahead, writes Global Greengrants Fund UK/Europe director Eva Rehse.
Amy Leung –
How can Asia's cities cities sustain rapidly growing populations without further wreaking havoc on the environment, while still maintaining their competitive edge? ADB East Asia Department deputy director general Amy Leung weighs in.
Business has a key role in sustainable development (and the SDGs), but let's not forget how much of that business is in the informal sector, says International Institute for Environment and Development Sustainable Markets director Mick Blowfield.
As pressure grows on governments to take action to combat climate change, demand for fossil fuels is likely to drop, leading to a long-term depression in oil prices, says Paul Spedding, former global co-head of Oil And Gas Research at HSBC.
The report addresses the challenging question of what conditions are required for structural transformation, driven by technological change, in order to drive sustained growth and inclusiveness, while avoiding environmental degradation.
If it's green, it's mostly clean, according to a new, comprehensive review of renewable energy sources released today by the International Resource Panel, hosted by the United Nations Environment Programme ...