A new report released by the International Energy Agency and the International Renewable Energy Agency is the latest attempt to define exactly what meeting the Paris Agreement "well below 2c" goal means in policy and investment terms.
Clare Shakya –
International climate finance is often accounted for in terms of megawatts of renewable energy or tonnes of carbon emission saved; everyone needs to ensure that those facing direct climate change impacts get much more of the money.
and Tim Nixon –
Current projections estimate that even if governments meet their climate goals, the world is still on course for 3 degrees of warming. To avoid such a future, businesses need to become leaders in climate action—and here's how.
Richard Mattison –
In 2016, among the world's largest companies showed positive signals in sustainable business KPIs. The challenge of 2017? To identify business models that decouple growth from resource use and pollution, says Trucost CEO Richard Mattison.
Last year was the "best year ever" for green finance, but 2017 will be about turning national climate goals into investment pipelines. UNEP's Nick Robins outlines three practical steps to shift private capital to where it can benefit all of us.
Sustainable investing is ready to take off but challenges still exist within the finance industry. WRI researchers outline three obstacles that have prevented sustainable investment from taking root and how to deal with them.
Free, openly available tool from Autodesk enables cities to set science-based climate targets. By Emma Stewart, Ph.D., Head of Sustainability Solutions, Autodesk and Daniel Aronson, formerly Research Lead Director, Sustainability ...