The leaked document featured very little of what China's expert reviewers have to say, even if the country, currently responsible for producing 25 per cent of carbon dioxide emissions entering the atmosphere, is key to implementation.
The making of a truly green city begins with calculating its carbon emissions, and then introducing policies that will spur the transition to renewable energy, say officials from San Carlos City in the Philippines.
Scientists are opposing a European Union Parliament directive which declares forest biomass, or energy sourced from cutting down and burning wood just for that purpose, as renewable. Could they be right?
Frank Rijsberman –
Advances in technology is making it possible to make the bioeconomy—defined as the agriculture and forestry industries—more sustainable without sacrificing productivity. Frank Rijsberman of the Global Green Growth Institute highlights examples of green growth.
Tamara Avellán –
There is no longer any good reason to waste any type of water. The technology and financial case for recovering wastewater are already there, says United Nations' University's Tamara Avellan.
Women in the developing world are amongst those most vulnerable to climate change. Policies to curb climate change will be unsuccessful if women have no opportunity to inﬂuence decision-making, says Hannah Reid.
Renewable Energy is central to sustainable economic development; it moderates growth of energy demand contributes towards the reduction of greenhouse gas emissions, and significantly lowers dependency on oil. Renewable Energy ...