Without considering the upfront emissions from construction, the world could burn through its remaining carbon budget as the global population swells. Eco-Business asks Lisa Bate, chair of the World Green Building Council, for her thoughts on how to address the problem of embodied carbon.
Andrew Steer –
The Trump administration has started formally withdrawing the US from the Paris Agreement. But what gives me hope, is CEOs of Fortune 500 companies urging Congress to enact bipartisan climate legislation aligned with the Paris goals.
Robin Hicks –
Decisions the world's politicians make about carbon emissions over the next 18 months are critical for the survival of life on earth, climate scientists say—and Asia could be where the climate fight is won or lost.
John Woolard –
Despite the uptick in renewable energy usage, global emissions have steadily increased. World Resources Institute's John Woolard argues that commitments to 100% renewables will not alone curb the worst impacts of climate change.
In response to the environmental crisis of fast fashion, the fashion industry is taking active steps to introduce recycling and reduce waste. But how can individuals make easy choices and adopt more environmentally-friendly styles?
More than 200 climate science and policy researchers, economists and social scientists have descended this week on Keble College in Oxford for a two-day conference entitled “1.5 degrees: Meeting the challenges of the Paris Agreement.”