Data and progress have largely been seen as synonymous, but speakers at a recent carbon forum cautioned against the potential of data to distract attention from the real problems facing the environment.
A small coastal village in the Philippines has been losing its land to the encroaching sea over the past 27 years. Residents on the frontlines plead for permanent relocation and hope those who are accountable will pay.
and David Waskow, Christina Chan –
Two years after the Paris Agreement was signed, countries will come together at COP 23 to monitor progress in confronting climate change. WRI researchers highlight four things to look out for during proceedings next week.
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The US withdrawal from the Paris Accord remains to be the biggest issue confronting the global climate negotiations, and preparations for COP 23 is moving amid a backdrop of climate change disasters in Florida, Louisiana and Puerto Rico.
As key global meetings on climate change and tobacco control take place this week, Corporate Accountability International's Kelle Louaillier says there is an "almost Shakespearan struggle between democracy and unbridled greed" at play.
Jocelyn Timperley, Carbon Brief –
Patricia Espinosa is tasked to steer the international climate negotiations through the finer details of the Paris Agreement. What happens if the US renegades on its current commitment? Is Brexit a threat? Her answers on this video.
With 31 more countries submitting their instruments of ratification for the Paris climate pact last week, UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon says he is confident the Paris Agreement will have entered into force before his term concludes.
Joydeep Gupta, The Third Pole –
Despite strenuous efforts by many rich governments, loss and damage due to climate change is evident everywhere; UN environment and climate bodies suggest some ways to deal with it.
EBJ's annual analysis of the state of Corporate Sustainability and the Sustainability Consulting business in 2013 features estimates of market size, and marketshare by key service providers. Trends in market ...
During the 2011 International Year of Forests, WWF's Living Forests Report is part of a year long conversation with partners, policymakers, and business about how to protect, conserve, sustainably use, ...