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Energy sector faces increasing pressures from climate change - new report

Energy sector faces increasing pressures from climate change - new report

The energy sector is facing increasing pressures from climate change. All segments of the industry will be affected by the changing global climate and the policy responses to it.

So says a briefing published jointly by the World Energy Council (WEC), the University of Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership (CISL), the Cambridge Judge Business School, and the European Climate Foundation.

The briefing, released on 18 June  at the Asian Clean Energy Forum in Manila, brings into sharp focus the energy-related findings of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) Fifth Assessment Report (AR5) for policymakers and business leaders in the energy sector. It identifies the need to incorporate climate change mitigation and adaptation measures into energy policymaking, infrastructure planning, and investment decisions.

This research is uploaded and shared by Africa Zanella, a member of the C20 expert panel on sustainability and climate change Australia and a director of Green Rubber Pty Ltd.

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