With the Paris Agreement now ratified, the clock is ticking to see its first milestone achieved. For deal broker Christiana Figueres, near-term action is pivotal, thus, Mission 2020 targets to see global emissions begin to decline by 2020.
India is home to four of the 10 worst ranked cities in the world for air pollution, and a young girl has taken her frustration over the government's alleged inaction on protecting the environment--and safeguarding her future-- to court.
and Richard Waite and Katie Fletcher –
The agricultural and landscape sector is responsible for 25 per cent of human-caused emissions, but is sometimes overlooked in decarbonisation efforts. WRI researchers highlight how we can protect forests and accelerate decarbonisation.
Fahad Saeed –
Pakistan's people and environment will bear the cost of China's hypocritical overseas investments in coal. Pakistan should instead seek to develop its renewable energy capacity, writes King Abdulaziz University's Fahad Saeed.
What's driving the low levels of commitment and ambition among governments to reduce carbon emissions? It could be the corrupting influence of vested interests, say Heinrich Böll Foundation's Lili Fuhr and Global Witness's Simon Taylor.
Capital markets are punishing companies that are trying to do good today, but it’s the capital markets that will inevitably be the ones to suffer, writes Sindicatum Sustainable Resources’ CEO Assaad Razzouk.
Australia's bank regulator has stressed that climate change is a major financial risk, but Australia's Westpac bank has yet to rule out funding the controversial Adani mega coal project. That's a dangerous gamble, says 350.org Australia head Blair Palese.
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, ...
The Asean countries are at very different stages of economic growth. Members include a fully developed city state with nearly full national electricity coverage as well as several agrarian economies ...