The International Maritime Organisation (IMO) will meet in London next week to set a concrete target to lower international shipping emissions in the next few decades. Could a decarbonised maritime industry be on the horizon?
Alicia Barcena Ibarra
and Stefano Manservisi, and Mario Pezzini –
In an era when the world is turning its back on multilateralism, an equitable and cooperative approach to globalisation is more necessary than ever. Here are 4 ideas for changing our approach to achieve this.
Kitty van der Heijden
and Alberto Pallecchi –
With Pope Francis' moral leadership and the faith community worldwide, the Catholic Church is uniquely positioned to lead a global movement for climate action, write WRI experts.
The world's transition into a decarbonized economy is being undermined by continued public investment into the oil and gas sector. How has the fossil fuel industry duped governments into supporting their energy projects?
The carbon tax in Australia's aviation sector isn't delivering the same impact as a carbon tax in the energy sector. Why is that, and what else will the Land Down Under need to do to meet its Paris commitments?
Jocelyn Timperley, Carbon Brief –
Patricia Espinosa is tasked to steer the international climate negotiations through the finer details of the Paris Agreement. What happens if the US renegades on its current commitment? Is Brexit a threat? Her answers on this video.
Together it stands, divided it falls. EU, through its environment ministers, had agreed to ratify the Paris Agreement through a process that would enable individual countries to send their instruments of ratification directly to the UN.
With 31 more countries submitting their instruments of ratification for the Paris climate pact last week, UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon says he is confident the Paris Agreement will have entered into force before his term concludes.
Dutch manufacturing company AkzoNobel and sustainability media firm Eco-Business held the inaugural Cities:Possibilities forum on 8 November 2016. Read this outcome report for highlights from this insightful dialogue.