Johan Rockström –
Our future can go two ways, says Stockholm University professor in global sustainability Johan Rockström: Either we leave our descendants zero poverty, zero fossil-fuel use, and zero biodiversity loss, or we leave them facing a tax bill from Earth that could wipe them out.
Brian Black –
Shell has abandoned oil exploration offshore Alaska for now but a variety of trends are driving the energy industry to take a fresh look at Arctic drilling, says Pennsylvania State University professor Brian Black.
Gautam Jindal –
As the deadline for each nation to submit its intended climate plan to the United Nations looms, India has the chance to position itself as a progressive stakeholder by making an ambitious pledge contingent on international finance, says Energy Studies Institute's Gautam Jindal.
If a meaningful deal on curbing climate change is to be secured at the UN Climate Conference in Paris, participants will have to overcome the mistrust that has led to inaction during past negotiations, says World Bank Group vice president and special envoy for climate change Rachel Kyte.
The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development endorsed by global leaders last week is a "groundbreaking and transformational" step towards ending poverty. UNESCAP executive secretary Shamshad Akhtar outlines five key steps needed for Asia Pacific to fulfil the agenda's goals.
The EAPF commissioned Trucost to assess and analyse sixteen of their active and passive equity investment portfolios, with regard to their exposure to the embedded carbon emissions within fossil fuel ...
Climate change creates a variety of risks for investors. The United Nations Environment Programme Finance Initiative (UNEP FI) highlighted climate and carbon risks in its 2013 report 'Portfolio Carbon: Measuring, ...