Ecosystem Marketplace’s State of the Voluntary Carbon Markets 2016 report tracked a 10 per cent increase over 2014. The report launched May 26 at Carbon Expo in Cologne, Germany and the findings demonstrate how individuals, corporations and state and national governments are using voluntary carbon markets to ramp up their own climate action as the world forged an international agreement on climate change.
Kim Yen White –
To solve land shortages, many Asian countries have encouraged "eco-burials" that involve the cremation process. But considering the environmental effects of cremation, the benefits may be short-term at best.
Oliver Geden –
The Paris Agreement's target to cap global temperature rise to 1.5 degrees Celsius sounds good on paper, but implementation is difficult. Focusing on reducing emissions to zero would ensure greater accountability, says German Institute for International and Security Affairs' Oliver Geden.
and Adair Turner –
Producing 100 per cent of the world's electricity from renewable sources won't be enough to meet its climate goals. Broader changes to the global energy system are needed, say energy experts Ajay Mathur and Adair Turner.
The new world energy order, dominated by coal and oil, is coming to an end, says Volans chairman John Elkington. The future belongs to clean energy, and it is up to companies to innovate or fall behind.
JP Morgan recently said it will stop financing new coal developments, but this is an announcement with many loopholes, and is an act of climate hypocrisy, says Sindicatum Sustainable Resources chief executive Assaad Razzouk.
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 ...