While day one largely focused on the impacts of a 1.5C warmer world and how to adapt to them, day two turned towards meeting the 1.5C goal set out in the Paris Agreement, and the implications for emissions reductions, financing, and governance.
Limiting global temperature rise to 1.5C has long been the goal of developing countries and those most at risk from climate change. Since becoming enshrined in the Paris Agreement last December, the 1.5C goal has come under increased scrutiny and examination.
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Achieving the SDGs is a complex and challenging task to say the least, but Australia can make the most impact by focusing on climate action and global partnerships, say researchers.
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More institutions are putting their money where their mouth is, and pulling funds from fossil fuels. But it's the smaller players rather than the goliaths of industry that are really stealing the show.
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As one of the world's largest greenhouse gas emitters and its most climate-vulnerable regions, Asia Pacific plays a key role in tackling climate change. The heads of the Global Green Growth Institute and Asian Development Bank share how.
As the global community wrings its hands over how to achieve the 2 degrees Celsius target agreed in Paris last December, global sustainability leader Philippe Joubert offers a simple solution: Focus on achieving net zero emissions.
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 ...